There is nothing at the end of any road better by Ted Amsden (Part One)

There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917) I want to give a TED Talk today. About Wellness. I am not going to talk directly about the subject as no poet worth his weight in metaphors should ever speak directly about any…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Montse Alvarado

“I call Northumberland the cornucopia of Ontario…We have got so much of everything. The problem is not everybody knows.”–Montse Alvarado Today, Montse Alvarado, photographer and member of the Northumberland Hispanic Culture Club, speaks to Donna Wootton about the recent Diversity Festival, taking natural photos, and how the Pandemic has increased her awareness. In this series…

Announcing the Paperback Release of Our Pandemic Times

NFOTA is delighted to announce the paperback release of the anthology, Our Pandemic Times, edited by Felicity Sidnell Reid and Kim Aubrey, and published by Blue Denim Press. Along with stories and poems written during the pandemic, the book contains many striking colour photographs and illustrations. On July 15, we held a poetry reading on…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Kiara McKinley

Kiara McKinley took second place honours in the Festival of the Arts’ Photo Competition – Youth Category, in 2019. She was 16 years old. In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county. Today, Cynthia Reyes interviews Kiara…