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World War 1: The Mill Village Boys (Part 1)

On the 100th year anniversary of the Great War battles that defined Canada as a nation, I am remembering my great great uncle, Samuel Maxwell McKinnon and the friends who surrounded him. He’s one of my favourite family members to… Continue Reading →

The Rivaa Medway

One of the places where my ancestors settled was in a little town / area called Charleston near Liverpool in Nova Scotia. Next to Charleston is Mill Village where many of my relatives still live. The way that my family… Continue Reading →

Liverpool and Fort Point

Liverpool is perhaps one of the most interesting towns in all of Nova Scotia, and one often overlooked by tourists; every time I go there I think “this would be a cool place to retire.” dP and I had clam… Continue Reading →

Summerville Beach

One of the perks of being in Nova Scotia during the summer is that you get to spend time on the beach. This is an enjoyable experience as long as there isn’t fog, wind or a hurricane moving its way… Continue Reading →

Flooding in Nova Scotia

The above photo comes from my dad. Nova Scotia is having problems with record rain fall and melting snow, which has caused flooding in many parts of Nova Scotia. Roads and bridges have washed out, basements are flooded, schools closed… Continue Reading →

Beach Meadows Beach

Today’s journey was out to Beach Meadows Beach — a lovely white sand beach just past Port Medway and Brooklyn on the South Shore. dP wanted to do some beach time before going back to the valley and this was… Continue Reading →

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