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Eye of the Beholder

G'day there! Well, here were are at the climax of Mi'kmaq History Month. If I'm being honest, I really didn't know what to write for this. Initially, I felt I needed some grand, sweeping way to cap it all off.... Continue Reading →

‘The Daring Lady Flyer’

G'day there! Remember on Wednesday, when I said that this week's Women's History Month post would have us taking to the skies? Well, I wasn't kidding. I chose to profile the following trailblazer for two reasons: a) because her story fits... Continue Reading →

Rebels With A Cause

G'day there! Well, here we stand at week three of Mi'kmaq History Month - how time flies! Last we met, I took us on a rather lengthy jaunt through the Island's history of Mi'kmaq contact with Europeans (see First Contact).... Continue Reading →

The ‘Nightingale’

G'day there! Welcome to another instalment in our Women's History Month series which, if you're coming to this site for the first time, is a Friday feature throughout the month of October here on PEI History Guy dot com. Last... Continue Reading →

First Contact

G'day there! Welcome to the second week of Mi'kmaq History Month! As you'll recall, last Wednesday we took a look at the lifestyle of Mi'kmaq people on the Island in the period before European contact. And so today, I thought... Continue Reading →

The Literary Muse

G'day there! Welcome to Friday, and to the inaugural Women's History Month post on PEI History Guy! As I mentioned last time, I've decided to alter the content for Fridays throughout the month of October, and instead of vintage film,... Continue Reading →

Pre-Contact Revelations

G'day there! Welcome to October! Before we begin, a couple of very important housekeeping matters to address: If you didn't already know, October in this part of Canada marks Mi'kmaq History Month. The origins of it date back to 1993,... Continue Reading →

Film Friday: Blue Whale – Norway (PEI), 1987

G'day there! You know, it feels like it was just yesterday that we rolled into September, a fact about which I was none too pleased. And now here we stand at the precipice of October. Outrageous. But to be honest, I've... Continue Reading →

Posing for Posterity

G'day there! Want to know something fun about me? You do?! Terrific - I had a feeling you would. So here it is: I love, love, LOVE (yes, all caps) receiving parcels in the mail. Absolutely, unabashedly, unequivocally love it.... Continue Reading →

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