One Great Bite
by Ann Thurlow
Some say it’s lobster they crave after a long winter. Others want only tart, pink rhubarb or something fresh and green. But, for me, the true taste of spring is maple syrup. It’s our very first clue that things are waking up; even before we’ve shaken off our winter doldrums, maple trees start producing sap. Bright days, cold nights, the warmth of a little fire—these are the ver
currated by Judy Gaudet
Funny what makes me cry:
leftover Vesey’s Seeds
your farmer’s fingers will never sow,
the guestbook from The Roost
with your misspelled notations on weather,
tides, and deaths in the back.
Your La-Z-Boy, upholstery darkened
by the warmth of your legs,
sits in the cold basement of my mother-in-law’s
waiting for your grandson to make a home for it.
My house is bursting with
Harry Baglole, David Weale
Harry Baglole and David Weale have re-published The Island and Confederation: The End of an Era with a new title, The End of an Era: Prince Edward Island’s Resistance to Confederation.
Introduction (Harry Baglole):
There’s been a lot of water under the Bridge—and much traffic over it—in the 40 years since David Weale and I first wrote and published this book, under its original title
The latest issue of RED: the Island Storybook, #8, is now available. This current issue contains stories by frequent contributors including John Brehaut, Gary Evans, Gerry Hopkirk, Sharon Myers, Ed MacDonald, Philip MacDonald, Jenny MacDougall, Ian Petrie, Reg Porter, and David Weale.
There is an open letter by Stephen Merrill to the Chief Medical Officer of PEI, entitled ‘The Dead Fish have Spoken’; a
Peter’s Dream: Songs by Lennie Gallant, Paintings by Karen Gallant has been released by Gallant Effort Productions. It includes 52 songs by singer-songwriter Lennie Gallant and 52 paintings by his sister Karen Gallant. Karen Gallant also provided graphic design for the book. The Introduction is by James J. Clark PhD, LCSW. Lennie’s photo is by Louise Vessey, Light and Vision Pho
Susan Doiron, an Island author and counsellor, announces the publication of her self-help workbook: Finding Blue Beach Glass: A Personal Development Workbook. This workbook is a complimentary addition to her original self-help book previously published: Finding Blue Beach Glass: Discovering the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. This workbook would be particularly helpful for people who are
Sir Andrew Macphail’s PEI comes alive in a new theatrical production
by Sean McQuaid
I always loved the book,” says producer Harry Baglole of The Master’s Wife, Sir Andrew Macphail’s 1939 memoir of life in late 19th & early 20th Century PEI. Lauded by literary critic Janice Kulik Keefer as one of the finest works in Canadian literature, the book posthumously cemented Macphail’s reputation as what histori
Charles Reid’s new CD, Everything. All The Time., owes its title in no small part to a visit last year to Las Vegas. The North Rustico guitarist/singer/songwriter and his wife spent a week in Sin City wandering casinos and soaking in the 24-hour culture of America’s gritty playground in the Nevada desert.
“Near the end of the vacation I couldn’t sleep, I was so wired. Lights were always on
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|Verse The Sun|
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|College of Piping Mini Concerts|
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July 4 to 13
City Cinema PG, mature theme
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