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John K: the Willie Nelson of the North?

I didn’t bring my tripod! Don’t judge me!Tom Keenan led a really fun sing-a-long that I thoroughly enjoyed
John K. Samson went through three impressive hairstyle changes during his set (wasn’t expecting him to be so high-maintenance about his look). 67 more words


Letter In Icelandic From The Ninette San

You’ll recall from the sagas, I hope, Grettir’s last stand at Drangey,
how his grip on the sword made his enemies cut off his hand? … 31 more words


The Reasons - The Weakerthans

This song reminds me of the best summer of my life. And more or less falling for one of the coolest, most fascinating people I’ve ever encountered. 105 more words

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