Spring forward

With the tantalizing promise of spring in the air (and, we hope, summer just around the corner), we’ve corralled a host of ideas to welcome the new season as the mercury’s vertiginous ascent continues (hopefully) apace.

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Eastern promise

Think Nova Scotia is all folk music, high tides and lobster? Well, think again. Prepare to discover a province packed full of architecture, celebrity chefs, delicious wine and some of Canada’s most potent design inspiration.

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Surviving isolation

Winter may encourage you to hibernate, which means that you need to be proactive about your physical and mental well-being.

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Hype your holiday

Styled correctly, the cottage should be a wonderful place to gather, safe from the climatic vagaries of winter, write Colin and Justin.

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Sweet truths

A trilogy of Scottish sweeties to challenge the most ardently tooth conscious amongst you.

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Home bar none

When it’s time to welcome guests back to your rustic retreat, up the ante with a home bar that screams ‘Lounge Lizard.’

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Cottage industry

Colin and Justin discuss the whys and wherefores of creating a home office. Planned carefully, they counsel, business can indeed be brisk.

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Take a hike

Hiking is key to broadening your horizons, connecting with others and improving your overall health and mood.

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