Monday 31 December 2018

Happy New Year 2019!

Here are some photos from our holiday party, at the gorgeous Wedgewood Room at the UofT Faculty Club on December 19th, 2018!


(Inside the room with some WMSC members!)

(A different view!)

(The tree)

(The chandelier)

(more room details)

(Our President Susan Pekelis saying a few words)

Happy 2019!

Sunday 16 December 2018

Neighbours of Kelmscott Manor in a fury

Kelmscott Manor in the Cotswolds, the former home of the Victorian designer William Morris, is a landmark beloved by residents in the tiny neighbouring village.

So when the building’s owners won a £4.3 million lottery grant to save the manor house from ruin, it should have been a source of celebration for the 100 locals in Kelmscott. Instead they are furious.

The villagers are aghast at plans to bring 40,000 tourists a year past their homes, protesting that it will turn their picturesque village of only 34 houses, one church and one pub, into a “Disney-like” attraction...Read more