Category Archives: Slocan Valley

Wayman releases powerful new book of poems

Author Tom Wayman has just released a new book of poems, titled Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back: Poems for a Dark Time, from Harbour Publishing. Wayman is something of a literary icon in Canada, and was among the … Continue reading

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Moth Fairy: R.I.P. Sally Lamare

Introduction: Although it’s a commonplace that once we pass a certain age, death becomes “the new normal” as we watch dear friends and family pass away one by one, it never gets the least bit easier. Just this Sunday in … Continue reading

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Songwriter Shari Ulrich on the road again

Although long gone are the days when Canadian songwriters had to make their reputation in America in order to sustain a career, we’re still too modest when it comes to honouring our own. Yet on the international stage, Canadians have … Continue reading

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