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People Movers 9

Lomer-Gouin and

Alfonse Desjardins are twin 1971 ferries, or traversiers operating between Quebec City and Levis, but the organization has ferries between many other points on the St. 116 more words


09.10.2016 - Niagara Falls

One of the many advantages of volunteering with the international office at the university is the opportunity to go on several day trips with the exchange students. 342 more words


Roadtripping: N'East & Niagara

When you’re driving 3,000mi, what is an extra 300mi to see the most powerful falls in North America? That’s what we asked ourselves when we made a road trip up to Massachussetts to have thanksgiving with Michelle’s family. 1,469 more words

By Land

Smoking Chimneys and Fallen Women: the several reinventions of Sir Henry Hart

At the end of last year Heather and I presented a paper at Maritime Masculinities 1815 – 1940 at the University of Oxford, a conference I was privileged to co-chair along with Professor Joanne Begiato, Dr Steven Grey, and Dr Isaac Land.   2,852 more words


Flashing Blades and Swashing Buckles Revisited

Pretty full on with work and Christmas-related commitments this week, so I thought I’d reblog a post from four and a half years ago – which, although, it’s probably immodest to admit it, is ohttps://jddavies.com/2015/08/05/admiral-compress-and-conflate/ne of my personal favourites out of the ones I’ve written over the years. 1,237 more words

Foreigners, Falls & Funerals

Day 4 in Toronto

It was yet another early start for us as it was Niagara Falls day! Our host had messaged to say she would be back by the morning but there was no sign of her so we set off and caught the subway to the centre of the city. 782 more words


“Ride it like you stole it!”

“Ride it like you stole it!” and “You need to have the skills to pay the bills.”  seemed to be the two catchphrases of Eric Lagerstom, the race organiser and I must admit, I quite liked them. 1,264 more words