Jim Furlong

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A fixture of Newfoundland and Labrador’s media landscape, Jim Furlong reflects on his life in the industry in this candid one-on-one sitdown with The Herald
 
Jim Furlong eases back in his chair during a sitdown in his office on a predictably wet and grey weekday in St. John’s. “When

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It was a funeral for the ages really. All so precise and perfect.  It was without gawking emotional mourners and it was stripped to its bare bones.
The funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was filled with the traditions of a thousand years of British history. 
It resounded with

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I rolled up my sleeve for my COVID-19 vaccination shot last week. It was great. At half past two on a rainy afternoon I walked into the Health Sciences Complex and down the corridor to COVID registration. There was no line-up.
In the clinic itself there were five vaccination stations

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It was and remains “a movable feast.” That is to say that Easter is not like Christmas in that it doesn’t happen on a specific fixed date as Christmas does or All Saint’s Day. 
Easter is that major Christian holiday that is set, not by the calendar of St. Gregory,

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The school I went to was partly a boarding school, although I was not a boarder. It was not private, but it fancied itself above the rest in a snotty way. It was all a bit British in tone.
We had school uniforms that included breeches (breeks) that came to

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Regular readers of these humble offerings will know that I am a monarchist. I have been in lock step with the Queen and her family from the day I was born. I had a Windsor baby carriage, just like Prince Charles. I remember the death of the Queen’s father George

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