Tag Archives: Newfoundland

Mark Collins – “The Lord of the Rings'” Origin at the Bloody Somme

4 Jul

Yet another aspect to a terrible battle that haunts us still: How J.R.R. Tolkien Found Mordor on the Western Front Credit Rebecca Bird IN the summer of 1916, a young Oxford academic embarked for Fr…

Source: Mark Collins – “The Lord of the Rings'” Origin at the Bloody Somme

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

1 Jun

Further to this post, lets look at operational consequences of years of neglecting a core federal government function, via the CBC: Canadian at-sea patrols and inspections of foreign fishing vessel…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2