February 2012 archive

Rescapée on the métro

My friend, Nelly Gillet, was on the Paris métro recently when she glanced up and saw that the woman next to her was reading Rescapée, the French version of my novel The Captive Wife. They immediately struck up a conversation. Nelly explained that she knew me and asked if she might take a photo because …

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Waipu’s Grand Pageant

Every ten years the town of Waipu, settled by the Nova Scotian migration led by the Reverend Norman McLeod in 1853, holds a Grand Pageant. It takes place beside the river, commemorating the settlement of the town. It runs over several nights, and allows some extra days for bad weather. It is a huge and …

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