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Great Granddaughter at Work

November 27, 2021
Great Granddaughter at Work


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Bonnie Henry – Pandemic Warrior

November 27, 2021


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Remembrance and Forgetting – A Book Review

November 11, 2021

Here is my Remembrance Day book review. 1280 To end all wars … again
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Lost Kootenays – A Book Review

November 1, 2021


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Glorious Victoria – A Book Review

October 16, 2021


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In the Footsteps of the Yukon Bard – A Book Review

October 6, 2021

Jim Christy, Rough Road to the North: A Vagabond on the Great Northern Highway (Port Townsend, WA: Feral House, 1980, 2019) reissued edition, $17.95,181 pages plus photos, paper. There are strange things done in the midnight sun/ By the men who moil for gold Robert Service penned those words behind the desk of his Bank of...
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Northern Socialist – A Book Review

October 5, 2021

John Jensen, No Compromise – A Memoir (Vancouver: Walhachin Press, 2021), 175 pages (paper), $20 plus GST. British Columbia’s labour history often focuses on the Lower Mainland where leaders of the big unions made headlines with major strikes, clashes with police, and the hard work of making the industrial workplace safer. This brief memoir shifts the...
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The Ghosts of Blaylock’s Mansion – A Book Review

September 8, 2021

Charlie Hodge with Dan McGauley, Lost Souls of Lakewood Fun tale: The History and Mystery of Blaylock’s Mansion(Victoria: Freisen Press, 2021), 297 pages, $46.54 (hardback), $24.25 (paper). Mom used to drive us out to Blaylock’s Mansion on Kootenay Lake near Nelson to glimpse how the other half lived, I suppose, but also to share the storybook...
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A Lesson Regarding No. 1 and No. 2

September 3, 2021
A Lesson Regarding No. 1 and No. 2

Four year olds are inquisitive. They are also quick to correct adult usage, and I’m finding that they are usually right. The other day, for example, Calliope was riding her little bike on our newly paved street. She needed some help with her protective headgear. I made the mistake of calling it a hat....
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“Impossibilist” Crusader – A Book Review

August 3, 2021

Ravi Malhotra and Benjamin Isitt, Able to Lead: Disablement, Radicalism, and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2021). Eugene Thornton “E.T.” Kingsley (1856-1929) was a sharp-tongued orator in British Columbia political circles and an equally sharp-penned editor of the socialist Western Clarion in the early 20th century. Uniquely, Able to Lead probes his role in...
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