The South West International Film Festival, a local extravaganza of cinematic exploration, begins this Thursday and continues through Sunday, with a wide selection of films and workshops to choose from, say organizers.
Author Archives: J.D. Booth
J.D. Booth, our Publisher/Editor, has extensive experience in journalism and corporate communications. A resident of the Sarnia area since 1985, he has worked in industry and media. He was the founding editor and principal writer for a business oriented magazine between 2002 and 2006.
When I was mulling over this week’s column, the word “kindness” kept coming to mind.
KNIGHT, DONALD – Donald George Knight “Don” passed peacefully but unexpectedly early Sunday morning September 11, 2016 at the age of 81.
One of my favourite writers is Seth Godin, a marketer extraordinaire who has written several thought-provoking books, one of which is “Tribes,” which has a lot to do with creating groups of people, large or small, who are connected to one another.
This is a message that won’t be received positively by many who read it.
Saturday’s simulcast of the final concert for The Tragically Hip, one of Canada’s iconic rock groups, will certainly be one that will live long in the memories of those attending the free Canatara Park event in Sarnia.
I began what I’ll call this “journey of words” nearly six years ago (November 2010 is when this site went live) but what’s Lambton Shield really all about?
It’s not like I’ve not considered writing a column before. In fact, it was 1992 when I first approached the then-editor of the Observer with what I thought was a pretty good idea: a “humour” column that ended up being a weekly exercise, and, at least briefly, a piece of writing that would become a self-published book—”Lost in Kmart!
Editor’s note: The following story was originally posted on November 13, 2011, just about a year after Lambton Shield was first “rebirthed” (having been started in 1852 by a young Alexander Mackenzie, who went on to become Canada’s second prime minister).
Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, George Gilroy passed away at the age of 60.