“I have travelled over miles of corduroy road in a springless waggon, and in a lumber waggon, drawn by oxen, where there was no road at all, but I never experienced anything like the merciless joint-dislocating jolting which I met with in Charlotte Town.”
—Isabella Lucy Bird
Town’s a tough slog, whole meadows ground into every rut, run through with grips. The read more ››
The owner of Pho Vietnam comes up to our table, introduces himself as a newcomer and thanks us for welcoming him to this country. I can feel tears in my eyes. I haven’t even eaten yet and already I’m hooked.
The décor is kind of seducing me, too. The new owners have taken the spot formerly occupied by bright, brassy Cora’s and turned it into a lovely, calm Asian read more ››
Prince Edward Island author Margaret A. Westlie announces the launch of her latest novel, An Irregular Marriage. This is her sixth novel, and the third novel she has published in her Selkirk Stories novels series. The Selkirk Stories novels are all “stories of our ancestors,” based on fictional germs derived from stories told within her family, who are direct descendants read more ››
The sound of the fiddle is the closest to a human voice, it can pull at the heart strings,” says Island musician Norma Arsenault. “For me to make a fiddle CD is a dream come true. I made my first fiddle CD, a waltz CD, because a friend told me to waltz with the bow; thus, the name of my CD is Waltzing with the Bow—’Pulling at the Heart Strings’.”
In November, 2015, Amanda Jackson Band recorded their first album in front of a live audience at the 2014 ECMA Venue of the Year, Harmony House Theatre in Hunter River. Recorded by the multi-award winning recording engineer Jon Matthews of The Sound Mill, the album is now available for digital download. Physical copies of the CD can be preordered by emailing read more ››
Set in 2104, The Suncaster, the first book in Mark Belfry’s The Reefsong, envisions a future world evolved from the ideas of today. Thought makes the world. The thoughts and beliefs of today become the world of tomorrow.
At first glance this world is utopian, as a remarkable period of innovation fifty years earlier resolved many of the world’s chronic problems. In 2104 the environment read more ››
Originally from northern New Brunswick, Stratford-based Bob Jensen has been writing poetry, prose and music his entire life. (His current project, called Other Voices, involves recording artists from four continents performing his poetry and songs.) He is presently negotiating with a record label.
In February Jensen’s novel, The Matchbox Funeral, was published on Amazon. The book is read more ››