November 20, 2019

Spectacular scenic beauty sets this North Indian tourist destination apart

Think of a place where whirling clouds flirt with the wind, and spectacularly abundant greenery uplifts your soul. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Shimla was called the summer capital of British India in 1864 – and today it holds the title of one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. No wonder it is called the queen of hills.  The capital city of the state, Himachal … Continued

More than 200 turnout for ‘Waffles in the Warehouse’ event for Waterloo Food Bank

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region organized the 6th annual Waffles in the Warehouse event on Sept. 18, 2019 at the food bank’s warehouse. The event aimed to raise awareness about food security and food assistance in the community.  Chris Martin was the keynote speaker and he shared his childhood struggles with food insecurity.   More than 200 people attended the event. Kriti Thakur reports.

‘Remember who you are’: Tattooed students see their life stories reflected in ink

Every drop of ink on a person’s body reflects a story. For tattoo enthusiasts, getting inked is not just an idea alone, it is a way of narrating life stories. “My tattoos mean a lot to me, I got them in memory of people close to me,” said Kimberly Menj, a resident of Waterloo in an interview with The Spoke.  “The tattoo on my forearm is in the memory of … Continued