THE AROMA OF fresh-baked pie and the sound of laughter radiate from the bright blue farm stand.
“They call me the Energizer Bonnie, because I just keep going and going.” Behind the counter, Bonnie Weir is serving muffins to a customer and joking with her workers....Read more
EVEN FOR those of us who profess a mostly harmonious relationship with the natural world, repeated trouncing by winter storms triggers a survivalist instinct. In order for us to commute to work, to get groceries—and just to be safe—the driveway needs to be cleared, and clear...Read more
It might be any weekday evening of any year during the 1950s in the village of Sluice Point, Yarmouth County, NS. Around 5:30pm, anyone who was outdoors or near an open window would likely hear the train’s whistle as the train approached the Tusket station, five...Read more
Face it, it's always a challenge to come up with the right interior paint colour and perfect lighting.
ORIGINALLY FROM Seattle, Washington, Richard Lemm has taught English at UPEI, in Charlottetown, since 1986. During this time, he’s seen significant shifts in the kinds of stories Islanders are telling, as evident in an anthology he recently edited called Riptides: New Island Fiction. Saltscapes spoke with...Read more