Nowhere, Pico Iyer claims, is the most interesting destination.
Iyer, a travel writer by trade, makes this pronouncement in a new work, The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere. The book accompanies a 15-minute TED talk, and runs only 74 pages—compact enough to finish in one sitting.
Mary McDonald, 96, is a veritable "knitting machine. Really. She knits continuously. She never stops."
Every day, McDonald's clicking needles turn out thick, warm mittens and hats for London, Ont.'s, homeless. Each year, she donates boxes and boxes of finely wrought winter wear for people ages two to 92 to the Hospitality/Out of the Cold program at London's St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church.
Not many churches can say their music director is up for a Juno Award—but then, not many churches have Drew Brown working for them.
The Toronto native, who currently serves as creative arts director at Trinity Streetsville, in the diocese of Toronto, is one of five contenders in the category of Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year for his most recent release,Analog Love in Digital Times.