Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Love that old-time rock ’n’ roll

    I think of Memorial Stadium, June 28, 1980, and my first Dr. Hook concert. Eye patch, moustache, lit cigarette smoking from the guitar. You, ...

  • A game to remember

    And guess where the qualifying game was held?That’s right. Here in St. John’s, N.L., on the old grass field at King George V.Let me set the ...

  • Happy 20th Birthday, East Coast Trail

    In the early 1990s, Gard, a Saskatoon native who had come to St. John’s to study at Memorial University, had a dream of developing a ...

  • Confessions of a non-beer drinker in Belgium

    Even when we learned the Flanavan needs a new transmission, we didn’t get upset. At this rate it might be September until we feel like lynching ...

  • Reading to cats

    I love cats and I love to read. Plus we’ve done stranger things. So I gathered up some easy reads — I wasn’t sure about the cats’ attention spans ...

  • Boston bound

    Even after Keith moved to a job at ScotiaMcLeod and John left work due to the progression of his multiple sclerosis, the two friends kept in ...

  • In the name of science

    The home fries cut from local potatoes got mouldy first, swampy green fungus spreading like fat fingers over the starchy surface. Not long after, ...

  • Out of this world

    And did you know that shortly before every Soyuz rocket ship lifts off from Baikonur, astronauts make a pit stop, unzip their space suits and pee ...

  • ‘We lost the games, but we won the fights’

    Newfoundland and Labrador has won the Allan Cup twice — once when the Corner Brook Royals won the Cup against the Nelson Maple Leafs in Nelson, ...

  • Lovin’ The Loop

    Last March I got to skate at Olympic Plaza in front of Calgary City Hall. It was uplifting to have the sun in my eyes and the wind on my cheeks ...