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It Is A Snu Day

In 1978 and part of 1979 I was a teacher at the Darwin School on the Falkland Islands.  Half the kids were from the nearby settlement of Goose Green; the rest were flown in by Beaver float planes from outlying … Continue reading

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Once Upon November Dreary

Apologies to Edgar Allen Poe.  One can expect dreary in November, but, with the exception of three weeks at the end of March and the first half of April, and a few odd days here and there, we have had … Continue reading

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A Taste of Winter

Already we are having a taste of winter at Ginty Creek.  Clear skies always produce a good frost.The cottonwoods had a brief attempt at providing some colour.Fog is common most mornings.Because of the rainy summer, the river is much higher … Continue reading

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More Volunteer Work.

The blackflies are upon us!  Hence the headnets and heavy clothes on a hot day.  The three musketeers are staking the peas. My wwoofers continue to be excellent.  They are making me tired because they get through the work so fast … Continue reading

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And So The Seasons Turn

After weeks of incessantly hot weather, it finally got cooler. The grass turned silver. The August full moon came and went. That morning the temperature dropped to -3C.  The potatoes were just recovering from the spring frosts; now they were … Continue reading

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