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Wendy King

Wendy King writes about all kinds of things from nutrition to the job search from cats to clowns — anything and everything — from the ridiculous to the sublime. Watch for Wendy's column weekly. Follow Wendy on twitter @WendyKingNews or contact through our site.

Recent Work by Wendy

<b>COLUMN:</b> Sweater season is almost upon us once again

COLUMN: Sweater season is almost upon us once again

Columnist rhymes off all of her favourite parts of the season, from changing colours and hot cider to maybe even a fireside chat with George Clooney
<b>COLUMN:</b> Queen was the epitome of grace, class and duty

COLUMN: Queen was the epitome of grace, class and duty

'In true British fashion, she just got on with it. It is doubtful we shall never see the likes of such a devoted public servant again,' writes columnist
<b>COLUMN:</b> Welcome to the 'other' ABC's of back-to-school

COLUMN: Welcome to the 'other' ABC's of back-to-school

Today marks the return to the classroom for many local students, so our columnist takes you through a slightly different alphabet
<b>EVERYTHING KING:</b> Car shopping? No donuts or CD players

EVERYTHING KING: Car shopping? No donuts or CD players

Wendy is in the market for some new wheels, but as she discusses in this week's column, you may not always get what you used to
<b>COLUMN:</b> Tipping? A nice idea, but shouldn't be expected

COLUMN: Tipping? A nice idea, but shouldn't be expected

'I always believed a tip was for exceptional service, but it should neither be forced nor mandatory,' laments columnist
<b>COLUMN:</b> Mustard-flavoured ice cream cone? Only at the CNE

COLUMN: Mustard-flavoured ice cream cone? Only at the CNE

Ice cream makers have made a fortune on unique flavours, but Wendy is drawing the line with CNE's newest ideas: mustard- and ketchup-flavoured soft serve
<b>COLUMN:</b> How times have changed in the job market

COLUMN: How times have changed in the job market

With so many job openings out there, columnist wonders why it's so hard to hire reliable help in this strange, post-COVID world
<b>COLUMN:</b> A black widow in the grapes? No fruit for me!

COLUMN: A black widow in the grapes? No fruit for me!

Columnist reacts to the 'creepy' local story about an unwanted hitchhiker — the black widow spider in the fruit carton picked up at Costco
<b>EVERYTHING KING:</b> Turbulence begins long before takeoff

EVERYTHING KING: Turbulence begins long before takeoff

Why does it seem every air carrier is in a mess? Nobody had a strategy for when travelling resumed? asks frustrated columnist
<b>EVERYTHING KING:</b> Disconnect shines spotlight on problems

EVERYTHING KING: Disconnect shines spotlight on problems

Recent Rogers internet outage proves how interconnected we truly are and serves as a lesson for all of us, says columnist