Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • A child’s Christmas … on Bell’s Turn

    With 38 children in five houses, the pre-Christmas excitement was palpable. By the time I came along in early 1967, 26 Bell’s Turn housed 11 ...

  • What’s in a street name?

    He called his new home Balnafad, a place far away, an appropriate name for two reasons. 1) O’Neill had moved more than 3,000 km from his ...

  • Field of dreams

    In fact, what they hope to build is something that this city has not had in many years. It’s a new outdoor multipurpose recreation field ...

  • Nature from the ground up

    I am not known for bravado under water. In fact as a general rule I do not like to see anything under water besides painted lines. So these ...

  • My friend Terry

    “I’m running on one leg. It may not look like I’m running fast, but I’m going as hard as I can. It bothers me, people coming up beside me. I want ...

  • Trek for the ‘Ed’

    For three days in August, four teenagers (including No. 4) and I hiked from Witless Bay to Petty Harbour along the spectacular East Coast Trail, ...

  • A provider is born

    My husband has turned out to be a real provider. This time last year I had my doubts, but now I know for certain, he’s a true man who, if given a ...

  • Where fun is free

    Last Saturday, the town of Hant’s Harbour had a conner-catching contest off the wharf in front of the now defunct fish plant.When we arrived, a ...

  • Mistaken Point Newfoundland a mistake to miss

    No. 5 sat spinning a globe this morning on the floor of my mother's living room. He found Newfoundland and then I helped him trace the Northwest ...

  • Hospitable house

    Everyone loves a good mystery. That’s what drew us to visit Kent Cottage on the north side of Brigus on a rainy — or should I say spitting tacks ...