Newfoundland offered a true escape hatch to political freedom from the Iron Curtain.
Newfoundland and Labrador author Melanie Martin is a finalist for the Scéal Book Award
Gower Street, by journalist, editor and civil servant Nix Wadden, is a gentle recollection about St. John’s, NL, primarily during the years of the Great Depression and the Second World War.
The characters in Wellman’s book are as varied as fish in the sea. Yet they have one thing in common: they all have led fascinating lives, and their stories are heartfelt.
Colouring is as much a a meditative process as it is play; while you are being an adult with the honourable pursuit of meditation, you are also practicing childlike play, an activity many adults may have lost connection with.
He notes that while the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is an honour to receive, “it belongs to the veterans who went in harm’s way to bring an end to the Third Reich and liberate me from a brutal slavery and certain death.”
Pitts writes openly and candidly of his work, how the role of police officer changed over his three decades years of service and how no amount of training can prepare you for the realities of the trauma faced on the job.