Profile of Benson Hewitt

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  • The View From Fogo Island

    A few years ago I remember a CBC reporter on TV interviewing a new Canadian, a non-Christian I am suspecting, buying her first Christmas ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    The desert shall rejoice and bloom as the rose. - Isaiah 35:2 We are now spending some time in Ontario and a day or so before we left ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    There is a beautiful story in Genesis of Jacob fleeing from his brother Esau, and sleeping at a place to be called Bethel and how he used a ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    One of the rites of passage for any boy growing up in outport Newfoundland was falling overboard. Generally speaking, he fell jumping from ...

  • The View From Fogo Island

    This year my wife and I recognized a significant milestone in our marriage by taking a cruise of the Baltic Sea and visited such exotic cities, ...

  • 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 ...