THE RUN OF A LIFETIME
Mark Sutcliffe, long-time Ottawa radio talk-show host, avid runner and author, has written a new book about the trials and tribulations of training for and competing in the Boston Marathon. Long Road to Boston: The Pursuit of the World’s Most Coveted Marathon describes Sutcliffe’s personal marathon experience and, according to the author, is a book for ordinary runners. To get a copy, visit longroadtoboston.com.
Award-winning photographer and author Willie McElligott has released a new book just in time to celebrate Ottawa’s place in Canada’s 150th anniversary celebration. A combination of iconic historic images and award-winning photography, the author shares his love of Canada’s capital through the exploration of its past, present and future. This truly unique and visual presentation of Ottawa is a wonderful gift idea for Christmas. Priced at $60, the book is an all-Canadian production available in both official languages at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Bytown Antique and Bottle Club (BABC) is publishing a 2017 calendar featuring rare Canadian antiques from local Ottawa collections, some of which have never been seen before in print. Many of the antiques and collectibles featured in the calendar are from Ottawa or the Ottawa Valley. It is available by mail for $20, plus postage, or at major antique shows and auctions. To order yours in time for Christmas, visit ottawacollectors.com.
PAULA ROY’S FAVOURITE FOODS
Paula Roy, our very own Food Editor and Food Blogger, has a new cooking show: Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods. A frequent presenter on local television and active recipe developer, Paula is excited about making the jump to TV. Six episodes will air, each including three recipes to complete a healthful and delicious meal, which began on Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 pm on Rogers TV Channel 22. For those of you who want to catch up on episodes, the show will be rebroadcast on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and Wednesdays at 5 pm. For loads more recipes and helpful hints in the kitchen, check out Paula’s two food blogs, Constantly Cooking and Whole Foods in Half the Time.