What’s your thing?

Meet Brantford, the secret city of sex and arousalW Some know Brantford as the Telephone City, or the hometown of that hockey player Wayne Gretzky, or as that city near Six Nations of the Grand River First N...

What’s your thing

Meet Lynda Vanderstelt, the candle maker.   As soon as you walk through the door of Serenity Country Candles located in Brantford’s Holmedale core, your spirits are lifted as you feel your body...

What’s your thing?

        Meet the Santas, spreading holiday cheer in their big red suits. Santa Dale has been strapping on his fake beard for over ten years now. At the age of 55, Dale also wo...

The essence of laughter

Laughter is a universal, natural phenomenon shared around the world in the lives of human beings. It doesn’t matter what language you speak, where you came from, or how you were raised, you know how to laugh....

What’s your thing?

Meet Riley Campbell, the retro pop artist. Now we’re not talking about the next Justin Bieber here. This is actual pop art: a cultural movement that took the 60s art world to a new realm of fun and excitin...

Battling the odds with health food

Popular chatter on the street in regards to restaurants are whispering the scary idea that nine out of ten first-time restaurants will fail within their first year. Brantford local, Justin Hensen is ready to ta...

What’s your thing?

Meet Syd Bolton, the super geek. Walking up to 13 Alma Street in Brantford Ontario, a typical bungalow seems nothing but ordinary. The garage door is wide open, but it’s not a vehicle that takes up the spa...
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What’s your thing?

  Meet Mandala Ataksak, the Whirling Warrior. Eleven years ago, 20 year old Ataksak found herself on a road trip hitting up festivals in the South Eastern United States with her cousin. One festival ...

Seeing the sexy in fitness

Pulling into the parking lot I can tell I have the right place, as a lady in hot pink above lures my attention to the sign titled “Allure Fitness Inc.” “Get sexy, get fit.” Allure Fitness is...

What’s your thing?

Meet Benjamin Rogers, the folk artist. Benjamin had a guitar in his hands by the time he was one year old, which was actually photographed on the front page of the Brantford Expositor way-back-when. Today, ...

Is university worth the debt?

Post-secondary education is in higher demand than it has ever been before. Not only do employers love to see a college or university education listed on your resume, they expect it. In this competitive society ...
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Rantin’ & Ravin’

Rantin' & Ravin' A column by Opinion Editor Brittany Bennett on the mind blowing occasions that really make her question her faith in humanity. A war zone takes over a shopping center I walk into Targe...