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Follow the twists and turns of Amy Burk, a visually impaired, Canadian Paralympic athlete on her journey from humble beginnings in Charlottetown, PEI all the way to the top of her game at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.
 
Stories from 1896 to 1901. Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. Best known for her "Anne of Green Gables" books, she was also a prolific writer of short stories and poetry. She published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels before her death in 1942.
 
The MaudCast is the podcast of the L.M. Montgomery Institute. In the MaudCast’s quest to discover cutting edge scholarship about the life and works of Lucy Maud Montgomery, we welcome to the microphone leading academics, emerging scholars, local researchers, and imaginative readers and writers from around the world. Hosted by Dr. Brenton Dickieson, we broadcast from the beautiful campus of the University of Prince Edward Island.
 
Lucy Maud Montgomery (L.M. Montgomery) was a prolific Canadian writer of books and short stories for children and adults during the first half of the twentieth century. Her writings, frequently set in Prince Edward Island where she was born and grew up, helped to put Canada on the literary map and made her a famous and beloved author, both during her own life and after her death. She published hundreds of short stories and twenty novels; her public-domain short stories have been collected in ...
 
Further Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L.M. Montgomery and is a sequel to Chronicles of Avonlea. Published in 1920, it includes a number of stories relating to the inhabitants of the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea and its region, located on Prince Edward Island. The book was published without the permission of L.M. Montgomery, and was formed from stories she had decided not to publish in the earlier Chronicles of Avonlea. Montgomery sued her publishers, L.C. ...
 
Montgomery’s literary classic recounts the exciting adventures undertaken by the fiery eleven-year-old Anne Shirley, an orphan girl accidentally adopted by middle aged siblings Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert. A coming-of-age novel, Anne of Green Gables focuses on Anne’s new life at Green Gables farm in Avonlea and her adjustment into the Prince Edward Island community. The story launches when the aging siblings Matthew and Marilla decide that they could use an extra hand around their farm, and ...
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables you will surely be delighted to follow Anne's further adventures in Anne of Avonlea. In this sequel, we find Anne Shirley teaching in Avonlea School though she continues her studies at home with Gilbert Blythe. Lucy Maud Montgomery first published the best selling Anne of Green Gables in 1908. Enthused by the amazing success of this account of a young orphan girl who arrives by mistake on Prince Edward Island, Canada, the author followed it up wi ...
 
Revealed to be a personal favorite by Montgomery herself, The Story Girl follows the lives of a group of young children as they experience a summer of charming and realistically clumsy adventures. Published in 1911, the novel explores themes of childhood innocence and its transience, while highlighting the value of intangible things which prove to be the very essence of life. The novel begins when the young narrator Beverly King and his brother Felix are sent to stay with their Aunt Janet an ...
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables, you'd definitely like to add Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery to your collection. Published in 1919, it is the seventh book in the series and follows the further life and adventures of Anne Shirley. At Ingleside, Anne is now happily married to her childhood friend the devoted Gilbert Blythe and have now been together blissfully for fifteen years. They have six children. The book opens with the return of Anne and Gilbert (who is now a brill ...
 
Carolyn Cash hosts the royal news radio podcast show, Right Royal Roundup since 2014, focusing mostly on the British, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Belgian, Spanish, Thai and Tongan Royal Families, and the Imperial Family of Japan. Carolyn has covered the following royal visits. * The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Easter Show and St Andrew's Cathedral in 2014. * King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway at the Australian National Maritime Museum, the R ...
 
A wonderful coming together of two writers who wrote their books more than half a century apart. Neither of them had ever visited the remote islands they were writing about yet they provided inspiration for a couple of exciting adventure tales. In 1838, Edgar Allan Poe published The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It was the only complete novel published by the American author. It was the story of a young boy who stows away on board a whaling ship and it goes on to relate the ev ...
 
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SpudChat is back with a new episode, and this week we bring back the grower check-in, where we talk with PEI potato farmers from across the province to hear how things went this planting season, and what's new for this year. This week, Ryan is joined by Jonathan MacLennan from West Cape, Chris MacAulay from Chepstow, and Andrew Lawless from Shamroc…
 
We met up with Eric and Ronnie from Eventide Mead to learn about the kind of mead they're making in Burnside! We got to talking about the ingredients, how mead is made, the differences between mead styles, and Tony may have also dropped a bee pun or two for good measure! Find Eventide Mead on instagram here. Make sure to follow for updates on marke…
 
We had the unique opportunity to catch up with Michelle Tham, Certified Cicerone® and Labatt's Head of Beer Education, during her recent trip to Halifax to talk beer education from both sides of the bar and so much more! Find Michelle on instagram here. Book Recommendations: Tasting Beer - Randy Mosher Beerology - Mirella Amato Kyle also recommends…
 
In this episode, The Franklin Senior Center writers group presents stories and poems about Fido the Cat's introduction to the game of Pool, a poem Remembering Sheila, Alice's apartment water fiasco, Nick Remisong's religious path, the concept of "Second Mentions" and so much more. This episode aired on Franklin Radio for May 2022.…
 
Conclusion of a two-part feature exploring the roots of bluegrass music in New Brunswick with bluegrass pioneer artist Eddy Poirier. His “Bluegrass 4” band established during the mid1970’s was New Brunswick’s first bluegrass band. This two-part series features an interview with Eddy Poirier and selections of his music from the 1970’s through to the…
 
We hit up the Tapped Beer Festival in Truro then sat down to chat about some of our favorites. Special thanks to Triangle Events for putting on a great show and for inviting us to be there. Available bevvies we opened during the episode: CERBERUS Our amazing sponsor is Bishop's Cellar! They're so awesome! Spend your beer money there! Shop online an…
 
First of a two-part feature exploring the roots of bluegrass music in New Brunswick with bluegrass pioneer artist Eddy Poirier. His “Bluegrass 4” band established during the mid1970’s was New Brunswick’s first bluegrass band. This two-part series features an interview with Eddy Poirier and selections of his music from the 1970’s through to the pres…
 
Americans! Hello, Bonjour, welcome to season two. Let’s get you up to date. When we last spoke, in May of 2021, Trump supporters were claiming that the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol was actually executed by the FBI in a joint venture with Black Lives Matter and Antifa who were false flagging the riot by masquerading in Trump merch. Wow a …
 
After a long hiatus, Kyle and Tony are back on the mics talking #NSCraftBeer Month, the upcoming Tapped beer festival in Truro, and some recent beer news. Available bevvies mentioned in this episode: Bellwoods stuff Delta Force Anderlecht (Also available at Bishops Cellar) North Brewing Whirligigs Good Robot Brewing 10,000lb Pilsner Weihenstephaner…
 
MaudCast S02E05 Alan MacEachern, L.M. Montgomery Institute Visiting Scholar Show Notes: In this episode, historian Alan MacEachern joins Brenton Dickieson to talk about Alan’s work as a historian of place and as the 2022-23 L.M. Montgomery Institute Visiting Scholar. Dr. Alan MacEachern is a Canadian history professor at the University of Western O…
 
Music from Newfoundland and Nova Scotia featuring from Newfoundland and Labrador, “The Celtic Connection”, Patrick Moran and Mark Hiscock, Shanneyganock, The Punters, Tarahan, and “Atlantic Union” and from Nova Scotia, Ardeth and Jennifer, Steven Bowers, Dave Gunning, Dutch Mason, The Minglewood Band and Jocelyne MacDonald.…
 
Traditional Fiddle Music from a Cape Breton Island Celtic Icon and “Ambassador of Canadian Music”: the late Buddy MacMaster, master fiddle player (and an uncle of Cape Breton Fiddler Natalie MacMaster). Considered a major force in the survival of Cape Breton music and dance, Buddy MacMaster received the Order of Canada citation that recognized him …
 
Music from artists in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, including, from Prince Edward Island, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys and Irish Mythen and from Nova Scotia, James Hill, Carlton Stone, Gabrielle Papillion, Dave Samson and the fantastic trad celtic band “Còig”.By Various artists from across Atlantic Canada
 
In this episode, Ryan talks with Dr. David Burton of the Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture about nitrogen in potato rotations. Dave has been doing multiple projects looking at better quantifying the nitrogen in PEI soils as well as how producers can better dial-in nitrogen use, including use of enhanced efficiency nitrogen fertilizers.…
 
In this episode, The Franklin Senior Center writers group presents stories and poems about the crazy New England weather, family outings, the mystery of the missing jacket, Black History month, the Native Americans and so much more. This episode aired on Franklin Radio for March 2022.By Peter Fasciano
 
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