Author Archive | Francis Siebert

Sweet Lemon Bakery operated in London for two years before closing its doors last December.

From gluten-free to distraction-free

Past the cold waters of the Thames River and its bordering parks, and past the Copps Buildall and the Yorkville Centre and the daring Renaissance II skyscrapers, there used to be a tiny vegan and gluten-free bakery at 82 York St. But last December, Romy Buchner closed shop. Her lease on the place was up […]

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Dobbin started knitting four years ago when she joined Western University’s Knitting Society. <br /> Photo by Francis Siebert <br />

Knitting: Not just your grandma’s hobby

Every Wednesday evening, Jillian Dobbin grabs her bag of yarn and needles and meets up with a group of knitters. She likes to knit dishcloths, scarves and hats. Except Dobbin isn’t your traditional grey-haired granny — at 22, she is part of a growing trend of young adult knitters. “When I first started knitting and […]

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