Month: July 2015
The #grosmorne hashtag on Instagram is alive this month! Here are 12 of our favourite photos that we pulled from the bunch of thousands. (Lead image by @kevconnolly77, July 7, 2015.) Hiking to the edge. (July 6, 2015, by @kaitlyn2004): Just got back from Newfoundland! What an amazing trip and I can't wait to share… Read More
When introducing Sarah Harmer during the Liminus Festival, Steve Brunt talks about the feeling of joy in Woody Point and in Gros Morne National Park. As Steve says, “this place… is a joy facilitator and enabler. It opens us up to possibility. It strips away cynicism, it closes the distance, it opens the door.”
Near the end of Trails, Tales, and Tunes in May, we caught up with Keith Cormier. Keith is a Mi’kmaq person and learned the Mi’kmaq welcome song from Elder Maggie Paul in New Brunswick. We were lucky enough to have him drum it for us on the edge of Neddie’s Harbour.
St. John’s-based singer/songwriter Ian Foster viewed Trails, Tales, and Tunes 2015 as sort-of the end of a circular trip. He had been at Trails a few years back and had visited the Wreck of the SS Ethie, just north of Sally’s Cove on Route 430. If you visit the Ethie site, you’ll see that there isn’t… Read More
Lorraine Jane Matthews is originally from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, but has been living in Corner Brook, NL as a student in the fine arts program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. In June 2015, she was the artist in residence at the Bonne Bay Marine Station in Norris Point. We caught up with Lorraine in… Read More