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The Second Coming of Joella Foulds

Posted on Oct 8, 2017 | 0 comments

Last night I heard Joella Foulds sing at the Celtic Colours concert in Port Hawkesbury. She’s a splendid pianist, and she has a rich, powerful voice. In addition, she’s a fine songwriter, which I hadn’t known. She’s spent the last 22 years off the stage, working in arts administration, notably in shaping the Celtic Colours Festival itself,...

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Thumbnail, Kindle and Calendar

Posted on Sep 11, 2016 | 0 comments

You spoke. We listened. You told us overwhelmingly that you preferred the photo that showed me talking with Mi’kmaw canoe builder Todd Labrador, beside the Wildcat River. But some of you found the people lost in the background. So we cropped it closer, clarified the text, and we’re using it as our thumbnail. Thank you! Here it is: Meanwhile, Warrior...

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And now… Green Rights, The Tour!

Posted on Aug 13, 2016 | 0 comments

There it is, in a nutshell. In every creative project, there’s a tension between creating the work and helping it find its audience. For months, we’ve been finishing the keystone pieces of the Green Rights multi-media project (www.GreenRights.com) – a feature-length film called Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World, and a book entitled Warrior...

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The Living Beach re-visited

Posted on Feb 18, 2012 | 0 comments

In 1998, I published The Living Beach, my most extensive piece of environmental writing — an account of the fascinating dance of wind, sand and water that makes beaches, live, grow, shrink, die and adapt. The book won a bunch of awards, but when the publishing house was sold to a multinational corporation it instantly went out of print.  (The hardcover is...

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Five Favourite Beaches in Cape Breton

Posted on Mar 11, 2011 | 1 comment

It’s fun to go online and find your opinions being debated by others. A few years ago, being considered something of an expert on beaches beause of my The Living Beach project (which took the form of a book, a video, a magazine piece, a TV show, etc.) I was asked to name my five favourite Nova Scotia beaches. Nova Scotia? I said. Heavens, I can name five...

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The New Silver Donald Cameron Website

Posted on Feb 14, 2011 | 0 comments

We’ve just finished – well, almost – a major overhaul of my own web site, www.silverdonaldcameron.ca. A few things are still missing, like some introductory text on the “Books” page, and a bit more detail (plus a photo) on the “Speaker” page, but overall I’m very pleased with it. The site had become very cluttered and...

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Blog Posts and Reviews of A Million Futures

Posted on Jan 31, 2011 | 0 comments

I’m happy to see that my recent book is getting some attention. A Million Futures: The Remarkable Legacy of the CAnada Millennium Scholarship Foundation was published last September. Here’s a nice little Q&A that Halifax writer Richard Levangie does with recently-published authors: http://seventhestatepr.com/blog/2011/01/26/459/ And here’s...

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