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This is completely different from anything I have read before. I was held enthralled from the beginning. Set in a known city down by the waterfront in a decaying area. 133 more words


Fire destroys southern Alberta house under construction

An early morning fire destroyed a house under construction just east of Okotoks, south of Calgary.

Twenty-five firefighters from the M.D. of Foothills, High River, Okotoks, Black Diamond and Blackie responded to the multi-alarm fire just after 4 a.m. 39 more words


The long and short of it

Why do you write?

I posted this photo on Instagram today. The original caption simply read: Kennedy Town, a.k.a. K Town, on the water. 

Minutes later, upon recalling anecdotes from a friend who has spent many years in Kennedy Town, I tapped on the “edit” button. 434 more words


Where is Blackie??

South Africa’s first steam locomotive – Blackie

Blackie went missing from her plinth on Cape Town Station and your help is needed in finding her and relocating her to her rightful resting place.   24 more words

"What many another man would do, had he the opportunity"

The Vicar of Windsor had some Christmas thoughts for his flock, while his assistant had volunteered as an army chaplain.

Dear Friends

Before you read these words, Mr Streeten will have resigned his post on our clerical staff. 269 more words

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