Hamatsa by Jim McDowell

I have a few books in my collection now that are about local or Canadian history, and they're all so fascinating. I came across this title, and was really intrigued to learn more. This one was from a small BC press, and I hope to share more of their titles with you in future, because …

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Snow Day! A Wintry Walk

All Winter, I kept waiting for snow. I felt like we hadn't really had Winter and I wasn't ready for it to be Spring yet, because no snow. All the suburbs around me had had snow, bit at my place, snow drops and daffodils were blooming! We had rain and lovely cozy Wintry days, but …

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Extraordinary Canadians: Stories From The Heart Of Our Nation by Peter Mansbridge with Mark Bulgutch

Extraordinary Canadians is a series of interviews written in the first person, so that reading it feels like each interviewee telling their own story to the reader. The authors names might sound familiar: Mansbridge is the former anchor of The National and Bulgutch was a producer at CBC. I was curious about this book and …

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I Smell Snow… A Walk In The Vancouver Snow.

Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC "Flakes, flurries, whirls, crystals. Whatever it comes in, I'll take it. We go back, snow and me. We have a beautiful history." - Gilmore Girls. As Lorelei knows, there's something magical about snow. This is our first year in Canada, and we didn't think we would get any snow, but this …

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