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  • The View From Fogo Island

    As a minor part of that celebration, I am presently writing an overview of the history of the Anglican (Church of England) here in the community ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    It could very well be the most significant fact for that particular day, if one were keeping a diary of daily events on Fogo Island.Such another ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    “Still Standing” according to Wikipedia, is a hybrid comedy/reality series which features actor and comedian, Jonny Harris, a Newfoundlander, by ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    Perhaps, I am much too aware of my own mortality those days, because this past week I took another walk in a cemetery. Far from feeling gloomy or ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    When I as a youngster and growing up in Barr’d Islands, one of my favourite haunts interesting word, there was the now unused cemetery that was ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    My interest was piqued, and I did a bit of research. It was an interesting and sad story, and perhaps needs to be retold. First though, let me ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    He carried as a container, a 10-pound butter tub, an item that a generation or so ago would be familiar with. He, nor even a trace of him, was ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    On Wednesday evening, Jan. 9, 1929, Mrs. Jonas Heath, accompanied by her son Simeon, who was 13 years of age at that time, took some bread to the ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    Because of serious conflict with the mate, he decided to jump ship in Fogo, and after a month or so living with Walter Ludlow there, and then, ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    Meanwhile, I have fond memories of teaching English literature in the high school area in particular, and I especially enjoyed poetry then, as, ...