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Can you believe: July, 2018

• Something scuttled across the wooden floor, startling the owner of the vintage house. A pair of beady eyes looked down at her from...

Can you believe: June 2018

• One Friday afternoon in April, a woman was unpacking her grocery purchases from the IGA when she heard her telephone ringing. It was...

Can you believe: May 2018

This column was first started in September 2005 to give readers a chance to contribute to Tempo. Interesting, weird and wonderful “happenings” often come...

Can you believe: April 2018

• An industrious housewife was going through the closets when she happened across an expensive two-piece ski suit that belonged to her husband but...

Can you believe: March 2018

• Imagine arriving home from a vacation in the Dominican Republic, all bronzed and relaxed, going to unpack your red suitcase and discovering that...

Can you believe: February 2018

• A young lad was a keen collector of toy cars and was constantly vrooming them all through the house and hiding them in...

Can you believe : December 2017

• A West Bolton wood sculptor and keen hunter recently spent the day in his backyard carving a new piece in pine with his...

Can you believe: November 2017

Neighbours were wondering why there was a ladder propped up against the carport roof and a man spread-eagled on the building. It turned out...

Can you believe: October 2017

A refreshing early morning swim in a pool came to an abrupt halt when something bumped into the back-stroker’s naked flesh. The woman flailed...

Can you believe: September 2017

•The persistent robin, written about in June’s column, did indeed return to nest in the hanging flower basket, regardless of two glass jars being...