Profile of Benson Hewitt

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  • Remembrance Day, 2009

    The View From Fogo Island - All we have of freedom, all we use or know - This our fathers bought for us long ago. - Rudyard Kipling, "The Old ...

  • What was making news on Fogo Island more than a century ago

    The view from Fogo Island - Some time ago I chanced upon some old copies of a newspaper called The Free Press, a weekly newspaper out of St. ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    The other day I was online and was browsing the Winnipeg Free Press for the March 30, 1974 and happened upon a review of a book by Jean Johnston ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    Like most people these days, who have computers, I spend a lot of time 'browsing the net' as they say, but in particular I like reading old ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    Like most people these days, who have computers, I spend a lot of time 'browsing the net' as they say, but in particular I like reading old ...

  • School's out ... back then

    The view from Fogo Island - Schools here on Fogo Island finished for the summer a few weeks ago now. When we consider what schools are like now, ...

  • School's out ... back then

    The view from Fogo Island - Schools here on Fogo Island finished for the summer a few weeks ago now. When we consider what schools are like now, ...

  • How Stag Harbour got its name

    The View From Fogo Island - It is my intention to let you all know out there how the places, ponds, hills, etc on Fogo Island came by the name ...

  • How Stag Harbour got its name

    The View From Fogo Island - It is my intention to let you all know out there how the places, ponds, hills, etc on Fogo Island came by the name ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    Signs intrigue me. Communities, it seems, vie with each other to advertise themselves, declaring it is 'the crossroads of the world', 'the ...