Vivian Godfree

Vivian Godfree

The Village of Pugwash sadly lost an impactful and creative member of the community recently. Vivian Godfree was so important to volunteer organizations like the North Cumberland Historical & Genealogical Society that it is hard to imagine how they can carry on...
Using AI for Writing

Using AI for Writing

A marketing friend says she uses AI as a search engine more than she uses Google as it can focus her search without having to wade through the many related websites Google comes up with. Instead of relying on her husband, another friend now uses AI to edit down her...
Channelling Life Experiences into Your Writing

Channelling Life Experiences into Your Writing

When I first met Andrew Chalmers, my next-door neighbour, it was like meeting a hurricane in human form. He bubbled over with ideas and hilarious stories, entertained a room full of people single handedly, juggled 24 balls at once, not dropping any. He left me...
Having ‘The Ones’ In Your Life

Having ‘The Ones’ In Your Life

In his Art2Life free workshop,  American artist Nicholas Wilton talks a lot about community.  He has built his considerably extensive art education career on it. In his case, we are talking about a community of a staggering 100,000 people tuning in this...
Storytelling

Storytelling

Elaine Cook has always told stories. When she was young, people thought she was lying. And she was,,,,but she was good at it. Excuses to explain dubious behaviour became elaborate fantasies. School history essays took flight when her imagination leapt beyond the...