Category Archives: contemporary culture

“All The Way” Through College

This is the campus of the University of Toronto where the characters in the novel, “All The Way” consolidate the friendships they made in the summer of 1958 and form relations that, in most cases lead to marriage.     … Continue reading

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Video about “All The Way”

A new, short video about the novel, “All The Way” is online at: http://www.facebook.ca/terry.keenleyside, and at http://www.Linkedin.ca. Set in Toronto, Ontario cottage country, and the coast of Maine, “All The Way” is a good summer read. Available from http://www.borealispress.com and … Continue reading

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The Novel, “All The Way” Coming Soon!

  All The Way, a new novel by T.A. Keenleyside, will be released in March by Borealis Press of Ottawa. Six teenagers meet at a summer hotel in 1958. It is at a time in life when they are full of … Continue reading

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New Novel Coming Soon

Borealis Press of Ottawa will soon be releasing a dramatic, new novel by T.A. Keenleyside, entitled All The Way. The book follows the ups and downs in the lives of eight friends over a sixty-year period. It is set mainly … Continue reading

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The Lake District and Swallows and Amazons

Among the most famous writers of children’s books is the British author, Arthur Ransome. Unlike most contemporary writers of such books, he created adventure stories based on credible real-life incidents even though his youthful characters imagined events occurring that went … Continue reading

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Canada 150, Conclusion

Here are some final thoughts from Roaming the Big Land: Flavours of Canada: Now we (have) travelled to both the western and eastern extremes of Canada–Toe Head in Haida Gwaii and Cape Spear at the northern end of the Avalon … Continue reading

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Canada 150, British Columbia

Reaching the west coast at last, here are some excerpts from the chapter entitled “Looking For Utopia”: Since the middle of the nineteenth century, British Columbia has been a magnet for groups seeking a new and better life, one that … Continue reading

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