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My granddaughter Paige and her boyfriend Alex were visiting this summer from Halifax where they are studying commerce at St. Mary’s University. They wanted an adventure before returning home....

In 1983 most westerners assumed that religion of any sort was banned in communist countries. After all, during the first five years of the Bolshevik’s rule over 8000 bishops and priests were executed, church property was...

I was reading Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings while travelling in China. The book was entertaining, thick, and made the hours of train travel pass quickly. I got to know Frodo, Pippin and Gondor like my own children.

I was...

Recent Books

English Department of the Spirit

This book is a comprehensive and detailed history of the generic English Department, beginning with the Elizabethan pre-school and grammar school. It shows...

Shafted - A Mystery

Auxiliary cop Margo Jamieson’s discovery of a nasty note in a dead man’s golf jacket sends her to local historian John Larssen for help. The conflicting...

Sidetracked: The struggle for BC's Fossils

What began as a hunting trip to British Columbia’s Northern Rockies in 2000 turns into one of the province’s most important fossil finds – the Monroe...