“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics
Almost every day at Grey Roots, the Collections Department’s staff work near a large carved sculpture, that has become somewhat of a “friend” to me, over the years, and has intrigued many others as
Looking back, there is a lot we might be critical of with respect to WWI: its rampant imperialism, classism and the punitive Treaty of Versailles which ended it, contributing to the conditions whic
Before we head downtown tonight to see the “Festival of Northern Lights” get switched on, it is interesting to contemplate the history of the electrical illumination of Owen Sound. If you are chec
99 years ago the thunder of guns signaled the start of the Great War, to which more than 600 000 Canadian men and women answered the call and enlisted.
Are you in need of a “Transformation”?
Recently a collector came to Grey Roots to see me, as he had a cast iron, two-piece item that he had recently purchased at auction.
The 2013 International Plowing Match, which is being held in Perth County near Mitchell from September 17-21, marks 100 years for the IPM!
Recently I was downtown in Owen Sound and looked up at the City Hall clock. It was working again!
The Tall Ships – 1812 Tour is coming to Owen Sound this week!