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A Sense of the Past: Archives and Creative Writing

The merits of using archives in the history classroom go without saying:

  • They – imperatively – help students understand the basic tenets of source-based research: what archives are; potential biases; gauging reliability of sources.
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Frank Turner covers John K. Samson

‘Wessex boy’ Frank Turner has recorded a cover of The Weakerthans‘ singer John K. Samson. Check out “Heart of the Continent” below. 38 more words


Lyrics and Poems

Author: John K. Samson

Type: Fiction, poetry

Full title: Lyrics and Poems: 1997-2012

Published: 2012

I read it: December 2012… 162 more words


Fragments, fur, and love

I recently went home to Manitoba for a break and to visit family.  Family for me includes an almost thirteen-year-old German Shepard/Collie named Brady.

Having come back to Vancouver, I know that there’s a very good chance that I’ve said my last goodbye to her.   1,009 more words