Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • Back to Bell’s Turn

    But as traffic increased, probably due to mining on Bell Island and more flights coming into the airport, Bell’s Turn was deemed too dangerous ...

  • Hot date in the pond

    It was so smooth, in fact, that God decided to add a dollop of thick cream in the form of dense fog. He went a bit overboard on the cream, ...

  • All around Bell Island

    Twenty minutes from my driveway in the east end of St. John’s, I’m in the ferry lineup in Portugal Cove. The ferry is cash only. $6.88 for ...

  • 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, ...