Home Again

by Nicola Ryan Once upon a time, in the quiet community of Parker’s Cove on Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula, stood a little two-storey house. Just a stone’s throw from the sparkling waters of the cove, it was built nail by nail and board by board by a widower named Peter Murphy. In 1961, Peter was remarried…

One Last Feed

By Paul WarfordPhoto courtesy www.enedrivein.com No exaggeration, I’m gutted to share this news with you: Ernie’s is closing down.E & E Drive-In is the moniker known to out-of-town visitors who happen upon the Brigus oasis via recommendation or sheer dumb luck. But to those who frequented that parking lot and spotted those midnight lingering cats, hunkered…

How to Find a Hiking Buddy

By Nicola Ryan Newfoundland and Labrador is famous for its wide open spaces, breathtaking coastal trails, and pristine backcountry wilderness that beckon to hikers and explorers. And while you might picture yourself cresting the Long Range Traverse solo and triumphant, like in the tourism commercials, most likely your office job hasn’t really prepared you for…

Love Over the Long Run

By Dennis Flynn Believe it or not, I’ve been privy to more than a few very interesting proposals. From a ring hidden in a giant Christmas present or inside a champagne glass at a fancy restaurant, to a proposal on the stadium big screen or on George Street, I’ve seen them all. One of my…