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May Contest...Win the t-shirt of your choice!!

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May Contest...Win the t-shirt of your choice!!

It's May, the weather is beautiful and the black flies are heading south! It's time to win a t-shirt inspired by La Cloche. Win your choice of any one 'Wearable Art' from Surreal Apparel or 'Ludicrous La Cloche' t-shirts...here's how to enter!! 1. Simply go to www.paperboy.ca and pick the t-shirt that you would like to win. 2. Send an email to lacloche@gmail.com with the subject 'La Cloche in May' and include which t-shirt, size and colour you would like to win. 3. On June 1, 2021 a winner will be randomly selected from all of the email entries and they win...

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The Real & Surreal of La Cloche

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The Real & Surreal of La Cloche

What is the 'Real & Surreal' of La Cloche, this beautiful area of Northern Ontario? The 'Real' is the natural light beauty to be captured without the assistance of filters or photo manipulation. The 'Surreal' is the beauty and art to be created with photo manipulation resulting in aphotomontage using original photographs. The 'Real'...A peaceful, meditative dawn on Charlton Lake, April 26, 2021. The 'Surreal'...'Mother Nature's Art' in her gallery, a photomontage.  

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A. Y. Jackson at Grace Lake Describing His Painting Style

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A. Y. Jackson at Grace Lake Describing His Painting Style

A wonderful 1941 documentary about A. Y. Jackson by the Academy Award winner Radford Crawley. Watch Jackson and prospector Keith McIver leave Willisville to canoe and portage to Grace Lake. He climbs the Grace Lake ridges to paint the beauty of La Cloche. Jackson explains his art as he paints various Grace Lake scenes in what is now Killarney Provincial Park.  Click here to view Canadian Landscape.

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Finding Carmichael's Rock

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Finding Carmichael's Rock

In 2005 Jim & Sue Waddington discovered that Carmichael's Rock, on a Grace Lake ridge, had been vandalized. It was gone!In July, 2006 Jim & Sue Waddington along with Kerry & Jon Butler went searching for the rock.Success!!

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