Author: Charles Weiss

  • Catfish Are Happening

    Catfish Are Happening

    (Illustration: Charles Weiss) June is when the water is ultra inviting for fishing and almost swimming at one of my favourite lake in the countryside of Barss Corner. I was […]

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  • New Appetite-Pleasing Takeout

    New Appetite-Pleasing Takeout

    I recently heard about a new Bridgewater takeout-only eatery. Nosh, at 706 King Street, is opening in May. Nosh offers a great place to get meals to take home for busy families and hungry people.

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  • Handmade Bright Colourful Walk

    Handmade Bright Colourful Walk

    (Illustration: Charles Weiss) LaHave Sunset Park, alongside highway 331 near Conquerall Bank, has a large colourful path of pencils that have a recognizable shape made by Rick Silas. The colours […]

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  • Political Cartoon: Tim Houston’s Medical Service

    Political Cartoon: Tim Houston’s Medical Service

    Charles Weiss is an artist and writer living for the past few years in Pleasantville. He is originally from Southern Ontario where he illustated and wrote editorial stories for newspapers […]

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  • Can’t Miss Tasty Fundraising

    Can’t Miss Tasty Fundraising

    On a chill but sunny January Saturday morning, folks were heading to the door of the Maplewood/Parkdale Hall. It’s a small, close-knit community set among farmlands, rural roads, and hills. 

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  • Starting The New Year With A Splash

    Starting The New Year With A Splash

    Last New Year’s day, I went down to the beach, as I often do at this time of the year. I was lucky enough to get there just in time, 1:11 pm, on 01/01/2022, to observe about twenty brave swimmers plunging into the surf!

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  • Crushing Fish On Ice

    Crushing Fish On Ice

    Would I find a biting fish? Winter conditions along the edge of a familiar county back lake would have me adapting a frozen water approach. 

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  • Sidewalk Creative Art Battle

    Sidewalk Creative Art Battle

    Creative people of all ages were invited to an Art Battle on Friday, September 1st at the Lunenburg Art Gallery. Who doesn’t love splashing paint on a wide open fresh […]

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  • What Does This Waterfall Have?

    What Does This Waterfall Have?

    A coffee break by a waterfall. Where could I find one that wasn’t too far off the road?

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  • Does This Painting Look Local?

    Does This Painting Look Local?

    (Illustration: Charles Weiss) I wanted to hit the road and find a Maritime scene where I could create my interpretation of it with  brush and paint on canvas. There are […]

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  • Some Fish Print Better Than Others

    Some Fish Print Better Than Others

    (Illustration by Charles Weiss) On a creative moment on a day in July, I wanted to catch a fish and make an impression of it on paper. Not a drawing […]

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  • A Tale of Two Bass

    A Tale of Two Bass

    Suddenly, a splash and a burst of energy was enveloping my lure and a bass was jumping after feeling a hook. The fight was on!

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  • Whispering Gas Tank

    Whispering Gas Tank

    On the first sunny day of May, I wanted to hit the road on my cruiser motorcycle. In my haste to twist the throttle and hear the crackling exhaust pipes, I overlooked the amount of gas in the tank.

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  • Penny Auction: Big Horn of Plenty for a Penny

    Penny Auction: Big Horn of Plenty for a Penny

    Colourful items, slightly used and new, were displayed on long rows of tables at the penny auction. In front of each item was a paper coffee cup where you dropped your numbered tickets. 

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  • Springtime Fishing for Chain Pickerel

    Springtime Fishing for Chain Pickerel

    I like to travel the province of Nova Scotia to explore and fish for chain pickerel. Lunenburg County has a lot of water. Where do you start?

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