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Books now available locally

I am pleased to announced that the book is now available from Victoria book sellers, Bolen Books and Munro’s Books. Please tell them you heard about the book from this website. There are also two copies at the Greater Victoria … Continue reading

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Join me at the book launch

RSVP deadline extended to February 15, 2020! I will be holding an official book launch on February 18, 2020, at the CFS Esquimalt Wardroom, upper lounge, 156 Esquimalt Road, from 5-7 pm. RSVP to heritagelady@gmail.com before February 15, 2020. For … Continue reading

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Talk at Maritime Museum rescheduled

Unfortunately, my talk at the Maritime Musem was cancelled due to the inclement weather. I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking there on May 5, 2020. Watch their site for more information closer to the date of … Continue reading

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Public talk on the book

I am thrilled to announce that I will be speaking at the Maritime Museum of BC on January 16, 2019, at 2:30 pm. For more details, follow this link. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

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The book is almost ready for publication

After intensive work by my editor, David Greer, my designer, Arifin Graham, and myself, the manuscript is almost ready for publication. The journal entries have been enhanced by additional material to place the journals in context as suggested by my … Continue reading

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We are getting closer to publishing the book

Work on the journals is progressing well. All four journals have been edited and formatted and minor errors corrected. I spent about 24 hours completing an index; it took far longer than I thought it would, but I hope it … Continue reading

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The journals are now complete

When I started scanning the pages of the journals, I never thought I would finish the job. Well, I have now completed the scanning process and have uploaded all the pages to this site. I have deliberately made no changes … Continue reading

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How it all began

I don’t exactly remember when we found my father-in-law’s naval journals but I know it was about 6 years ago. Imagine my utter delight at finding journals written during World War I and beyond—up to 1929—in a box that we … Continue reading

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