McNabs Island

In late July and early August I spent a week with Mark in Nova Scotia where we stayed with Mark’s sister Patsy and her partner

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Denny Doherty

Denny Doherty, one of the singers of the Mamas & the Papas, died in Mississauga in 2007. I attended his funerary wake at the Skinner

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Discover McNabs Island

Discover McNabs Island by the Friends of McNabs Island Society was a recent Christmas gift from Mark. It was a guidebook which first detailed the

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Halifax and Titanic

My mother picked up this autographed edition of Halifax and Titanic by John Boileau during our trip down east in the summer of 2012. I inherited it

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Lighthouses of Nova Scotia

My library system withdrew Lighthouses of Nova Scotia by David E. Stephens on account of condition. Indeed, as the scan of the front cover shows, it is well-worn

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Island Keepers

Island Keepers by Allison Mitcham tells the story of two brothers who worked on two isolated and inhospitable Nova Scotian islands. James Dodd served as the

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Our Sable Island Home

Sharon O’Hara lived on Sable Island from 1951 to 1953, while her father was stationed there as officer in charge of the wireless station. She

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