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One from the Archive: 'Shelter' by Frances Greenslade ****

First published in May 2012.

Shelter takes place in Duchess Creek in British Columbia, Canada’s most westerly province. It begins during the 1960s and spans a period of several years. 588 more words

One From the Archive: 'Shelter' by Frances Greenslade ****

First published in July 2012.

Shelter takes place in Duchess Creek in British Columbia, Canada’s most westerly province. It begins during the 1960s and spans a period of several years. 588 more words

March 18, 2013 - Epic India; Frances Greenslade

On March 11, join Okanagan writer Frances Greenslade for a tour through India, exploring the power of two of the most beloved Indian narratives: the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. 203 more words

Shelter
by Frances Greenslade
Random House Canada, 2011

Reviewed by Sheree Gillcrist

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As a Canadian who grew up learning from my father how to live off the land, who was told there was no religion that could rival the Cathedral of a Forest, and who was taught that native wisdom was the basic survival manual for the planet—I felt an immediate kinship with the two sisters, Maggie and Jenny, in Francis Greenslade’s… 473 more words

Sheree Gillcrist

shelter-frances greenslade

“he didn’t feel sheep shame”

“what?”

“he didn’t feel sheepish”

“you got a card from another boy with a book?”

the 7-year old prophet strikes again. 403 more words

Like_minded Folks

how to stay cool in 108 degree weather!

I woke up early and walked to the store at 8:30 am to beat the heat…later i let the dog and cat out and it was unbearable outside…i really hate hot hot weather…so i stayed inside and worked sewing strips of fabric together getting ready for my next set of potholders…i have cotton batting and heat resistant batting on order and am waiting for their arrival…in between sewing strips i put on the internet and settled in to watch cupcake wars and fell asleep for a couple of hours…it was a good rest!   75 more words

Missing Parents and Lost Landscapes in ’70s Canada

From This week’s Irish Examiner

Shelter

Frances Greenslade (Virago; £12.99) 

Review: Val Nolan

Narrated by the teenage Maggie Dillon, and set 40 years ago in northern Canada, … 532 more words

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