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A Damned Queer Parliament

Disclaimer: Elements of the following story may in fact actually be apocryphal. I shall relate the tale as it is commonly told, and tack on a postscript at the end addressing the matter. G'day there! I found myself a bit... Continue Reading →

One Map to Rule Them All

G'day there! I suppose I probably should have written on this sooner. I certainly intended to back when I started this draft in July. But you know what they say about the road to Hell and good intentions and all... Continue Reading →

No History Like Island History

G'day there! I'll level with you: I don't quite know where to begin. So I guess I'll kick things off with an apology. It's been nearly sixteen months since I last posted on this site, and to that I say mea... Continue Reading →

Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775 – Part Two

G'day there! Welcome to the second act of Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775.  If you'll recall from last week, our story begins with the outbreak of the Revolutionary War and the hasty dispatch of the first two naval vessels... Continue Reading →

Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775 – Part One

G'day there! This week, we head back to the 18th century for part one of a three-part miniseries that looks at two of my favorite things, the history of Prince Edward Island and the American Revolution, and how they combined... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Name? From Epetwitk to Prince Edward Island

G'day there! Last week, we took a walk on the two-dimensional side and had ourselves a cursory look at the cartographic history and evolution of Prince Edward Island.  This week we're going to continue along this line by examining the... Continue Reading →

X Marks the Spot: A 2-D History of Prince Edward Island

G'day there! In fairness to those of my readers who may not know where exactly Prince Edward Island is situated, I felt it best to kick things off with a geographical primer of sorts.  And because this is a blog... Continue Reading →

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