Monthly Archives: October 2016

OWEN FENWICK, and Oxdrift History

THE CONTRARIAN I like to write about individuals who are part of the history and colour and character of our community. In many cases this means folks now deceased, but not all – Owen Fenwick is a healthy-looking 98 year … Continue reading

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DOOM AND GLOOM

THE CONTRARIAN I submitted the following column proclaiming an upcoming world breakdown last Wednesday (October 19).  On Thursday, we had an announcement that America and Russia were joining hands to support the Iran-puppet dictator of Syria (that’s not the way … Continue reading

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PINE TAR

  THE CONTRARIAN   I was reading an American farm mag one day, there was an article about a Contractor who built log houses in Carolina, I can’t remember whether it was North or South. He had customers who wanted … Continue reading

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THE LOWLY TAMARACK

THE CONTRARIAN   Unless you spend time in the bush, you probably haven’t noticed the return of the Tamarack. You might notice that a lot of the new growth young ‘spruce’ trees along the road seem to have a lighter … Continue reading

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