Writers’ Blog

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Barbarians at the Gates

Barbarians at the Gates

Once upon a time, a benevolent prime minister looked upon the land and decreed that we would no longer be diminished by books written in the UK and America only, that Canadian writers would stand tall and be recognized for their talents. He opened a war chest to fund fledgling publishers and to assist writers who couldn’t make a living solely by their trade.

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Wind Sniffing

Wind Sniffing

we were to say the least a – motley crew of women – middle-aged recruitments – from the local temp employment – meeting every morning out
behind the plant down in the – parking lot where Joe who – had seen better days waited – in his rusted eighties Ford

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Surviving COVID-19

Surviving COVID-19

In our innocence of what was to take place on March 5 of this year, my husband, Harry Helfenstein and I decided to make use of the final free day of our holiday in Nova Scotia to hunt down Edgehill Private Girls School, which my mother attended in 1917.

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