by Jim Byers
The scenic backyard view at McVicar Bed & Breakfast walking distance to downtown Photos by Jim Byers
The front porch is big enough to play a game of rugby. There’s a beautiful garden with an iron sculpture of a cyclist, and bright orange tiger lilies and lavender and yellow flowers. And a gorgeous, old-time main floor with beautifully polished wood and high ceilings and an oh-so-solid-they-don’t-make-‘em-like-this-anymore feel.
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Jim Byers recently retired from the Toronto Star after 32 years (and a day) at the paper. He served as travel editor during the last five years at the Star. Prior to that he covered municipal politics and was twice the paper’s City Hall Bureau Chief. He also covered the Blue Jays in the glory years and was the paper’s Olympics Editor for years, leading the Star’s team at six Olympic Games.