Reviewed: The Good Women of Safe Harbour

By Denise Flint House cleaner Frances Delaney has a brain tumour and will die if it isn’t treated. But Frances believes that treatment won’t save her and so refuses any medical intervention. Instead, with the help of a young friend, Edie, who sees her as a second mother, she develops a bucket list to enjoy…

Tribute to Gus Etchegary

By David Vardy Gus Etchegary passed away on May 7, 2023, just three weeks short of his 99th birthday. In a life long lived, Gus gained a legacy for many things. He was most widely known for being an articulate and passionate spokesman for the fishery. While I was deputy minister of provincial fisheries, Gus…

Woods Island Reunion

By Kim Ploughman When Elizabeth and Michael Hackett set out in a schooner in late May 1900, to venture from English Harbour East to the Bay of Islands, it was simply a matter of moving for employment. A decline in the herring fishery in Fortune Bay in the early 1900s launched the Hacketts, whose ancestors…

Stylish Designs for Pet Owners

Interior designer Marie Bishop answers your questions Q: What are the most creative ways you’ve seen pets (their beds, food dishes, toys etc.) incorporated into a home design? I’m looking for some ideas for the home I share with a dog and a cat. A: Great question. There is no doubt we have become a…