Profile of Susan Flanagan

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  • How brittle are your bones?

    I went for a scan the Friday before last and prepared a column. Then I opened Saturday’s paper and read an article by James McLeod on the study. ...

  • Long live the album

    While my husband was whisked downstairs for a tour of the brew tanks, Jim Fidler, my favourite Newfoundland musician, was whisked upstairs by his ...

  • Sprite for the blind

    Did you know that almost all phones, adding machines, even keypads on debit machines have this bump to allow people to navigate the numbers ...

  • The mystery behind Cabot Rock

    In the fading light of a cold, damp evening in Grates Cove in the late 1960s, two men approached the vertical cliffs near the public wharf armed ...

  • The Queen of the Southern Shore

    This morning I was flipping through The Maclean’s Book of Lists Vol. 2. (in stores now) when I noticed Cape Broyle, Newfoundland, gets top ...

  • Keep on the Sunnyside

    At 1,153 feet, Centre Hill in Sunnyside is the highest point on the Avalon Peninsula and the isthmus connecting it to the rest of the island. We ...

  • Gearing up for the big day

    This year, more than 3,200 people are registered for the 186th Tely 10 Mile Road Race (registration closed midnight Sunday). Joe Ryan wrote the ...

  • Thirty years of running

    Is there any race more memorable than the first marathon? And is any race history more compelling than that of Pheidippides, the courier who ran ...

  • Addicted to the 'Flix

    We used to be a good family. We didn't have cable. We used rabbit ears - still do, in fact - and we watched DVDs, maybe even from the library. We ...

  • Another one rides the bus

    At 3:15 p.m. on Elizabeth Avenue near Memorial University’s campus, the traffic is as bad as any weekday in Vancouver. Mind you, Vancouver ...