Gorden Pinsent

  Canadian actor, Gorden Pinsent, today, during rehearsals for tonight’s performance of A Lion Among the Ladies: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Mendelssohn’s incidental music (Op. 21/61) with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra in St. John’s, Newfoundland and their Master Works Series.

City of St. John’s

Offshore supply vessels dock at the old port in  St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Billed as the “Oldest City in North America” it was once the cross roads of trans-Atlantic shipping, communications and  fishing commerce. Now its economy is driven as the base

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Climbing rocks on The Rock

While Squamish, British Columbia and Yosemite, California are the major centres for rock climbing sports in North America, on the island at the far eastern edge of the continent Newfoundlanders have some pretty good rocks, too. The climbs are not as high,

Wandering through the icebergs

I just posted my photo essay Welcome to Iceberg Alley  in the GEO section.  A collection of photos and a look at how the people of Newfoundland live, study,  work, and make the most of these floating ice giants that come from

Welcome to Iceberg Alley

In most places, it’s flowers that signal the coming of spring. Newfoundland and Labrador have the flowers – but also icebergs. It’s not uncommon to wander the coastal trails and fishing villages on a warm sunny spring day, with a backdrop of