The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming nonfiction book by Jeanne Ainslie, First You Have to Learn to Live Alone: A Compassionate Guide to Living Alone and Aging.
It's been over a decade since renowned broadcaster and indie rock musician Grant Lawrence launched his writing career with the award-winning Adventures in Solitude, yet some things never change―including the winding Sunshine Coast Highway, close calls at the BC Ferries ticket office and carsick children. But this time, Lawrence returns as a husband and father, not as the vomiting and nerdy kid dragged along by his athletic and unflappable parents.
Field Notes on Listening is a response to our lack of connection to the land we call home, the difficult history of how many of us came to be here and what we could discover if we listened deeply to the world around us.
Adrienne Drobnies is a Vancouver poet and scientist. Her poems have appeared in literary journals in Canada, the US and UK (including The Antigonish Review, Event, Riddle Fence, The Toronto Quarterly, Sows Ear’s Review, and Popshot).
The story of two seasoned and intrepid Canadian travellers, Lesley and Linda Choyce, who embark on a new adventure with their West Highland terrier, Kelty.
This book gently probes the ravages and the comforts of the aging process and the softly pokes at the emotional landscape changes within the mind that happen on the journey into and through the senior years.
Jeanne Ainslie (BSc Hons, MSc) is a published author and experienced editor. Her first novel ANGELA, published by Dell, sold over 61,000 copies. A COUNTRY GIRL, published by Blue Moon is the sequel to ANGELA and sold out its first printing in less than six months.
“Drawn from 55 years of excessive obsession with trout, water, streams, and flies, this collection of essays from Canada’s most widely read flyfishing author since Roderick Haig-Brown reveals the depth of engagement that this sport engenders. Poised and polished words reveal the flaws and virtues of humanity, the strength of Mother Nature, the beautiful mystery that is a wild trout, and the obsessed’s inexplicable need to outsmart a creature with a brain the size of a pea.”
The true story of an adventurous young nurse who provided much-needed health care to the rural communities of the Cariboo-Chilcotin in the 1960s.
An excerpt from the forthcoming book from Bill Arnott, the award-winning author of the "Gone Viking" travel adventure books.
Author Allan Hudson is one of those unique, present-day coworker friends I've yet to meet in person. A country separates us geographically but connects us as well. That, and our shared love of reading, writing, contributing to The Miramichi Reader, and waving a supportive flag for our creative community.
Lorette Luzajic is a Canadian powerhouse. Author, publisher and visual artist, in the world of creative arts, this multitalented Torontonian does it all!
Bill Arnott interviews Angela de Jong, author of Reality Fitness: An Incremental, Achievable, & Sustainable Weight Loss Method.
An Excerpt from the Award-Winning "Gone Viking II: Beyond Boundaries" by Bill Arnott.
Hi Showcasers, or maybe I should say yodelayheehoo, as today we head for the hills! In fact the Canadian Rockies, with mountain climber and naturalist Dr. D. L. (Donna) Stephen. My introduction to Donna was when I read Edward Feuz Jr.: A Story of Enchantment, her beautiful biographical travel memoir, an account of the Rockies and years of climbing with one of the country’s preeminent alpinists.