On February 21st, 1927, Lt. Gov. William Donald Ross formally opened Sir Adam Beck Collegiate Institute whose staff and students had moved from the East End Collegiate to the new school on Monday January 4th, 1927.
140 years ago on February 11, 1877, Rev. William Stephen Rainsford (1850-1933), the Church of England revivalist preacher, drew such a large crowd at St. Paul's Church in London, Ontario that hundreds of people could not even get standing room and had to leave.
The isolation wrought by modern life, says naturalist Robert MacFarlane, makes us think nature is uninteresting. However, the power of words can reclaim our so-called barren lands.
Today, the English language is spoken by more than a billion people around the globe. But where did it come from ... and where might it be headed?
Dashi and shoyu, soup broth and soy sauce, the base of Japanese cuisine, the essence of food but also the essence of Japanese nature, distilled from the oceans, forests and mountains.
This informative, non fiction title provides a broad introduction into the career of a Navy sailor.
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