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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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
woman holding a phone covered in locks
Meghan, Queen's Square | October 1, 2018
In the past few years, online security failures have made headlines across the globe and become an urgent issue, not only for convenient Internet... Read More»
game pieces
Susan, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2018
Like most people, I grew up playing board and card games. It is still an enjoyable pastime for me. I've always been aware that games were for all... Read More»
Study bikes at Clemens MIll
Caitlyn, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2018
Reading Meets Recreation All too often when I sit down to read a book, I begin to fall asleep. It’s not that the books themselves aren’t captivating... Read More»
Clemens Mill during the day
Idea Exchange | September 11, 2018
We’re now open and have resumed our regular open hours! Our Clemens Mill location has been renovated over the summer to improve the overall... Read More»

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