Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gardening, by Sue Culhane

It has been a long time coming but Spring has finally arrived. Ground that was covered in snow until very recently is now covered with the buds of those hardy perennials that are a constant source of wonder. How can … Continue reading

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East Coast Writers, by Catherine Gillier

The Victoria Day long weekend has passed, and spring is pushing its way through the warm earth. Recently, Alastair MacLeod died, and his writing has been highlighted on the CBC. MacLeod was a brilliant story-teller, and his books demonstrate his … Continue reading

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Farley Mowat, by Sue Culhane

Two small words – Farley Mowat – but what a multitude of reactions they create. Arguably one of Canada’s greatest writers has died at the age of 92. His books were translated into 52 languages and he sold more than … Continue reading

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Spring shoots and leaves, by Catherine Gillier

The month of May has arrived. Even though the winter was cold and long, little red shoots of rhubarb are pushing through the soil. Birds are busy building nests. Geese have flown north. Here at the library, books on the … Continue reading

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