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Sir Eustace Hornswoggle

Walking on Harbour Quay in Port Alberni, I came across this carving of a little known gentleman, Sir Eustace Hornswoggle. In the 1850s, Captain Hornswoggle owned a fleet of Tea Clippers. He was knighted by the monarch of the day, … Continue reading

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Over the past weeks I have been reading George R. R. Martin’s series of books, Game of Thrones. Those who have read these books will be familiar with the Targaryen Kings and their dragons. I’m to the point now where … Continue reading

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…do jack-o-lanterns go after Halloween? Jack O’Lantern is a very social person. On Halloween evening Jack and his friends are seen at many houses smiling and greeting the little ghosts and goblins. What is little known is that poor Jack … Continue reading

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