An artist’s garden: Displaying natural and metal sculptures

A laneway entering a property near Wyecombe, Ontario, disappears into a densely foliated landscape, a combination of native Carolinian species and plants the landowner, artist Jonas Stonkus, has collected from around the world. When the sun splashes on textured glass and the wind gently moves a metallic sail, the visitor realizes this is no ordinary garden. More than 60 sculptures

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TV Friday: The Ricky Gervais Show

Perhaps it’s coincidence, perhaps not. In celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, Ricky Gervais turns to a subject dear to his and fellow raconteur Stephen Merchant’s heart in tonight’s episode of The Ricky Gervais Show: home, Queen and country. Specifically, England, what it means to be English and, more specifically, what Karl Pilkington thinks of it all.

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Anti-obesity proposal fails again at McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp investors soundly rejected a shareholder proposal that would have required the world’s biggest fast-food chain to assess its impact on childhood obesity. The subject was a major topic of discussion at Thursday’s annual shareholder meeting, which also served as a send-off for retiring Chief Executive Jim Skinner – whose nearly eight years at the helm will be remembered

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