I was half asleep on a sunny morning. It was Tuesday. Wife was already up and busy at the things she does. I could smell coffee and I was considering what was next in my life when through the open window I felt the early summer breeze and I heard
It’s not fair really that God didn’t put all the smart people and all the experts in the House of Assembly. It would have made handling things easier. That’s true from the COVID outbreak to Churchill Falls, to the collapse of the fishery, to the problems of rural Newfoundland and
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
The last of the snow is gone. The often-cursed snowblower, which is hard to start, is put away for the last time. There were a couple of flakes of snow in the waning days of April, but the death grip of winter weather has eased, and the eternal hope of
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
Many years ago, I met Prince Philip. He was a nice guy. The Queen and the Prince were on a Canadian tour in 1978. Mother of God that is over 40 years ago!
Newfoundland was the first stop, and it turns out that on a royal tour’s first stop Her
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
There was no surprise in the result of the provincial election. I had mentioned that an incumbent government, headed by a doctor, in the middle of a COVID pandemic would be hard to unseat. Even a poor running of the pandemic election wasn’t enough. It just ticked people off.