Monthly Archives: October 2010

The red maple

(Photos by Lonnie Wishart) I loved this tree. It was my first favourite thing about this house on the coast. It was a screen of colour between me and the world. In a way it connected this home with my first home. I didn’t grow up here—I grew up on the prairies, in a century-old stone house [...]
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First steamboat built in Manitoba

My father, Captain Peter McArthur, came to Fort Garry in 1869. In the following year he was taking out logs at Broken Head River. He told me he supplied the flagstaff for Upper Fort Garry – 14 inches at the butt and 4 inches at the top. I forget the height. He built the Prince Rupert [...]
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Bruce Wishart
Whimsies. Sometimes about writing.
Sometimes about folklore. Sometimes
about the sea, or life on the coast.
And sometimes not.