The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson
The season of flannel sheets and down-filled duvets is upon us. Let us sing the praises of luxurious bedding. And fluffy wool socks. Next Christmas I am going to cut to the chase and buy angora-blend socks for everybody, because I finally realize that fuzzy socks are a gift that keeps on giving.
Speaking of Christmas, we’ve had special visitors at our bird feeder s
by Charlie Hansen
First let’s address the PEI folks that have been granted showcases at ECMA Week. Not long ago if we had one act showcasing at the ECMAs we were considered to be lucky, but this year we have 23 per cent of the showcasing acts coming from PEI. This is a huge accomplishment for a province that has less than half the population of Halifax. This explosion in the music industry i
The Other Notebook
by David Helwig
Driving along the highway listening to the CBC, I was a little surprised to hear a familiar name mentioned. It took me back long years. I was less than ten years old, and we were on our way to or from church, and my mother was explaining why the hall next to Earlscourt United Church was named Peter Bryce Hall. She told me that Peter Bryce was the former minister,
The Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation has commissioned a reprint of Meacham’s 1880 Atlas.
The original Atlas mapped 50 Island communities and documented the layout of every farm in the province. It included detailed illustrations of life on Prince Edward Island in a time of booming economic prosperity in the 1870s.
The hardcover edition Meacham’s 1880 Atlas has been reprinted on a
The Lumenots, a science fiction by Norbert Stewart, has been recently published by Syntrak Print & Graphics Inc. Cover design for the novel is by Stephen Farquharson.
A massive explosion occurs in the skies over Siberia in 1908 flattening thousands of hectares of forest. Investigators write it off as an exploding meteorite. Years later an object surfaces that may be related to
All Aboard! Planet Pets Plus, by John Cairns, has been published by Power Publishing Club Ltd (www.powerpublisingclub.com).
Every creature has tales to tell. This collection presents animal stories originating from various corners of Asia, North America and Europe. Meet Bruce the buffalo, a disabled, high-spirited dog named Mime, a graciously dying cat called Lady, working dogs with name-cards
Canadian playwright Nils Ling reflects on the origins of his career in I Think We’ve All Learned Something, this month’s Fierce Short published by Fierce Ink Press. While performing his popular one-man show, The Truth About Daughters, at his former high school Nils recalls the first time he realized that humour could win over a crowd. When his parents decided he should skip two grades, Nils qui
One Great Thing
by Ann Thurlow
I want to be gone from winter. Instead, I am up to my eyeballs in it. The Grand Change is a book that so precisely evokes an old farmhouse, an Island blizzard that I almost want to leave my furnace-warmed, snow-plowed home. I want to be where the old stove and a cup of tea are my only companions; I want to wait it out. I am buffeted by this storm of words, by a language
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|The Book Thief|
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|Young Guns Tour|
Brett Kissel and One More Girl Mar 6
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