I love old movies. You know the ones... the ones that take you back to a bygone era when going to the movies was cheap (or at least cheaper than it is today). A time when stories were sophisticated not complicated. When the best of Audrey Hepburn or Sidney Poitier could inspire … [Read more...] about Two Weekend Thrillers, a little more than a nickel in Glace Bay.
Thinking about busting out of your Covid Bubble this summer? Why not cruise the coast of Canada’s once largest town? Glace Bay, Nova Scotia wants you to visit our shops and eat in our restaurants again. I have got 5 free reasons for you to experience the Glace Bay lifestyle that … [Read more...] about 5 free reasons to visit Glace Bay in the summer time
In 1927, Caledonia Mine received the first ever safety award in the mining industry. No doubt, thanks to J.R. Dinn (pictured below, holding the shield). Mr. Dinn was the Mine Manager at Caledonia. He was a stickler for safety and subjected his employees to safety courses. On … [Read more...] about First ever Mine Safety award presented to Caledonia in Glace Bay
We all should know by now who George Floyd was. In case you were living under a rock for the past week, let me keep you up to date. George Floyd was a Black man who was murdered at the hands of, or should I say the knee of a Minneapolis police officer. George Floyd’s death … [Read more...] about Did you know about the UNIA in Glace Bay?
A traditional Irish Jiggs dinner comes from the outposts of Newfoundland. It is a traditional Irish boiled dinner made of Corned Beef and Cabbage. Many people think it got its name from the old cartoon strip “Bringing up Father” in the early 1900s. Jiggs was an Irish immigrant … [Read more...] about Irish Jiggs Dinner Recipe in Glace Bay.