Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Peter Nelson’s travels El Salvador to Panama

by Peter Nelson On into El Salvador.  Still moving fairly fast, only one night in every stop until I find a nice little coastal town...

Peter Nelson’s travels – Mexico and Guatemala

by Peter Nelson When I open the door, the cavernous hotel room’s so dark, I can barely see the bed.  As in just about every...

The Peter Nelson travel stories – preface

Read the first of Peter's stories here  by Peter Nelson These are the stories of travels in the Southern Hemisphere from 1971 to 1975, hitchhiking whenever...

Peter Nelson’s travels to be published in the Millstone

In November of 2011 The Millstone published a profile of Mississippi Mills' chief librarian Peter Nelson who, it turns out, spent a fascinating 12...

Peter Nelson’s travels to be published in the Millstone

In November of 2011 The Millstone published a profile of Mississippi Mills' chief librarian Peter Nelson who, it turns out, spent a fascinating 12...

Thoburn Mill rooted in Almonte’s heritage

Sheppard's Falls – Shipman's Mills – Ramsayville – Victoriaville – Waterford- Almonte. Tracing the heritage of the Thoburn Mill is akin to tracing the...

Chores around the home

 By an Almonte ‘Native’  To stimulate discussion and relive memories……     Though our days seemed to be filled with chores there was always time for...

A slower pace of life

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Listen! Do you hear that? The distinctive clopping sound of a horse’s hooves as it...

The magical musical summer of 1972

By: Lyle Dillabough (The Ottawa Valley Troubadour) 1972 was a very memorable year! Not only was it the year of Watergate and Paul Henderson's winning goal,...

The Train Station

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Louis Peterson stepped off the train. Having arrived from Greece into Canada, he had used...
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