Tag Archives: history

Where We Were Married 8 Years Ago

St James-on-the-Lines, Penetanguishine, Ontario The Union Jack still flies there. Eight years ago, this very minute.

Posted in personal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

W R Best Grade 8 School Trip – May 1964

Guess where? Bridge to Hull over Ottawa River Peace Tower view of Ottawa Champlain Lookout in the Gatineau Hills Mackenzie King’s cottage My friends Ena and Dennis: the beginning of their lifelong friendship.

Posted in personal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

DNA: Family History

Meeting our Grandparents My sister Anne has decided to have her DNA tested through Ancestry. Because she and I only share our mother, her results will only be useful to her family tree research. So, will I ‘bite the bullet’ … Continue reading

Posted in family, personal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

MSS Back Story: Linda Langford

Linda is a young ingenue. She’s not a fully-fledged ‘terrorist’ like Judith, her best friend. She’s just along for the ride, and her association bring her in contact with the rest of ITS CLAWS. Linda is also a sweetheart. She … Continue reading

Posted in manuscripts | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

MSS Back Story: Judith Jackman

To say that Judith is a man-hater would be an understatement. The impression she gives is that somewhere along the way, a man has taken advantage of her, sexually, socially or emotionally, and she’s duty bound to punish the rest … Continue reading

Posted in manuscripts | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

MSS Back Story: Susan Franklin

Susan is King’s second in command of ITS CLAWS. Her house is their base of operations in Vancouver. It’s not a great place to live, but it keeps them under the radar, or at least that’s what they thought. Susan … Continue reading

Posted in manuscripts | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

MSS Back Story: Christine King

Christine is an undercover operative. She is also the leader of a group of feminists called ITS CLAWS. These are not ordinary ‘terrorists’. They could be more closely identified with the Suffragette movement from the early 20th century: they’re authority … Continue reading

Posted in manuscripts | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments