Postcard From The Deep South was e-mailed from the Antarctic and published in the Halifax Herald while I was still down there. That was quite a feat in 2001. I wrote the article in about an hour, which was all the time I had on the captain’s computer and access via satellite to the internet!
The august and sage members of the Academy of Insanely Devoted Moviegoers (that would be you) are invited to participate in nominations for the First Annual Life as a Human Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film.
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On Canada Day Weekend – June 29th to July 1st, Granville Street will be taken over by some of the world’s finest street entertainers. Comedians, acrobats, musicians and daredevils from all over the world will be flown in to entertain massive crowds on the hugely popular Canada Day weekend.
European monasteries have provided lodgings to travellers and pilgrims for more than 1500 years and many of today’s institutions open to tourists – from France and Italy to Spain and Portugal – are often more like bed and breakfast accommodation than a place of religious reflection and prayer.
The island is also committed to nature with its Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). With a full-time vet, many students and a corps of volunteers, it’s dedicated to finding and healing injured birds and animals from the local counties. The clinic has an owl rehab centre and three fully equipped, modern operating rooms. More than 4,000 ‘patients’ are treated each year before being returned to the wild.