30 January 2015
Just as spring has multifaceted and deep-rooted traditions, so does the concept of the New Year. My January 2015 column in the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph focused on one of the better-known celebrations not associated with the Julian/Gregorian calendar we adhere to today.
The Chinese New Year falls between January 21 and February 20. Notably, the 'Chinese' New Year is not exclusively celebrated by Chinese, as it is indeed the Lunar New Year celebrated by a great many cultures.
29 December 2014
My December column focused on the connection between Quebec and three distinctly different French vineyards.