Posts Tagged ‘ Canada ’

Love, Hatred and Jealousy. But Also Regret.

July 2, 2013
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With her husband half a world away, in the trenches of Flanders, in 1918, Sarah Underhill struggles alone to maintain their home for his return. But these orchards and lands have been part of a misjudged attempt to establish an English Eden in the arid interior of British Columbia in southern Canada. The help she finds is young Irishman Jack Butler, whom she discovers to be a liar, a thief, and possibly worse. Their love…

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Keep on Truckin’, Mama

May 14, 2013
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What happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to drive eighteen-wheelers across North America, instead of just dreaming about it? Ask Carolyn Steele. She did it, and wrote about it, in her book “Trucking in English.” From early training, when it becomes apparent that negotiating eighteen wheels and thirteen gears involves slightly more than just learning how to climb in, this rookie overcomes self-doubt, infuriating companions and inconsiderate weather to become a real trucker.…

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