Marjorie Harris

A CLOTHING SWAP

I am thrilled about how good the garden looks right now. The Japanese maple in the centre looking like a piece of sculpture with the snow caught in its branches just so. The media frenzy:  cancelled on Zoomer radio yesterday (Monday);  bumped on Canada A. M....

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Garden catalogues

There has to be a use for winter and I think this gorgeous shrub is one of the prime things to be looking out the window in a vague swoon.  This is a small group of Berberis thunbergii 'Ring of Gold' and 'Aurea' both in...

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The Music Garden in Toronto

Last night there was a celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Music Garden. This is one of those extraordinary treasure where money and politicians worked in our favour. Here is the man who did it: This is Jim Fleck who put money into...

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At the Giller Awards

Last night was the Giller Awards and what an amazing and glorious evening it is. I was lucky enough to be sitting next to Michael Enright, the very best interviewer this country has right now. And around us were the other huge interviewing talents:  Matt Galloway,...

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WHAT WE LEARNED IN PARIS

Once again we learned just how wonderful the French are. And the Parisians themselves‹they are amazing.  It seems unfair that they have a bad reputation. I¹ve never had a bad experience here or anywhere in France for that matter. People are truly kind, especially if...

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MY HOLIDAY IN PARIS

The usual technological difficulties dogged my days in Paris: the computer not only broke down it died and there was no getting on the web or pick up e-mail even in the nice little local internet shop. Paris is of course perfect, glorious, magnificent except...

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