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man with lights on face
Services | January 3, 2019
If you find winter difficult, we’ve got just the thing to boost your spirits during the cold, dark months. Light Therapy Lamps are available for use... Read More»
seeds and open seed packages
Emma, Preston | January 2, 2019
The first official seed swap day was held on January 26th, 2006 in Washington DC. Seed Swap Day is now celebrated throughout North America on the... Read More»
superhero with glasses and a wrench on his chest
Greg, Preston | January 2, 2019
Martine Postma, of the Netherlands, looked around her and knew the earth was in big trouble. Our carbon footprint was getting larger and larger as we... Read More»
Emergency supplies and checklist
Susan C., Clemens Mill | January 2, 2019
We’ve all been there. The lights flicker, the branches of trees madly sway, and the clouds race across the sky. There may be snow falling at extreme... Read More»
open book with French phrases floating above it
Tina, Preston | December 1, 2018
If you’ve read any my previous ideas, you may know that I run a French conversation circle on Wednesday evenings in Preston. A couple of regulars... Read More»
phone with the word podcast on the screen
Cassidy, Queen's Square | December 1, 2018
“Video killed the radio star. But now podcasts are here for revenge.” - Comedian Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) on Twitter, March 14, 2018 What are... Read More»
The word hello in many different languages
Shannon, Queen's Square | November 27, 2018
Idea Exchange has something for everyone, whether it’s resources and services, opportunities for leisure and discovery, or connections with other... Read More»
frozen lake and trees
Shaun, Hespeler | November 1, 2018
November is here, and although retail stores are already urging us to get into holiday spirit, there are many people who associate this month with... Read More»
3 delicious looking croissants
Tina, Preston | November 1, 2018
Mmm! I love croissants! And any other French pastry, for that matter. But I’m actually referring to the French word “croissance” which means growth.... Read More»
indoor plants on a windowsill
Emma, Preston | November 1, 2018
Summer is by far my favourite season. I love the hot weather, going to the beach and eating copious amounts of ice cream! But I especially love the... Read More»

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