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Fogo Island, Newfoundland

Fogo Island, Newfoundland
Post Date: May 18, 2022

Early on Sunday, May 1st, our group sets out from St. John’s in a private coach, first to Gander and then on to Farewell for the ferry to Fogo Island. We stop for a delicious boxed lunch at ‘Union East’ in Gander Airport. The restaurant is really unique, unlike any airport restaurant you have ever[…]

The Innocents by Michael Crummey
Post Date: November 11, 2019

     Unlike Michael Crummey’s previous novels, where the characters are sometimes subsumed by the vastness and rawness of Newfoundland, in ‘The Innocents’ the adolescent protagonists, Evered and Ada Best, are central to the story.      Set some time in the early 1800s, the novel begins with tragedy when Evered and Ada’s parents and baby sister die.[…]