December 20 2017 Edition | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

December 20 2017 Edition

The story behind Rue Charles-Dickens

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Photo: Wikimedia Common Domain
This street honours the memory of the famous English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-1870) who first became known for his stories of life in London. His chronicle The adventures of Mr. Pickwick that appeared in 1836 and 1837 made him a celebrity.

Welcome to my kitchen

Not everything sweet is a dessert

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Photo: Joanne Kyvetos

I guess by this late date in December your shopping is finished, the gifts are wrapped and under the tree or still hidden in the basement cupboard. The house is clean and the Christmas groceries are just waiting to dance together in the pot.
No? I know the feeling. It’s my life’s story as I write these lines.

SLCSA pitches in for the Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Vincent-Jean Dubé

We would like to sincerely thank everyone at CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Campus who donated money and non-perishable goods but also those who also gave their time in volunteering for the packing and delivery of hampers for the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign.

Did you see the Christmas halo around the sun?

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Photo: Lise Lafond

On Saturday, Dec. 16, about 2:40 p.m., a beautiful ring appeared around the sun, then the light became very bright and it seemed as if the sun had twins. This spectacle was seen all around the Quebec City area.

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