Daily Archives: April 26, 2012

The Oddest Things You See at the Mall

Star Trek Days at the Southland Mall in London; we heard the trill of the Star Trek theme soon after we stepped in the door–and every few minutes thereafter.  As we made our way down the mall we saw posters … Continue reading

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Homesteading in the Canadian West: Log Houses and Soddies

My last post described the mansion C.R. Daniels built for his American bride.  Now for a reality check.  Let’s follow the journey of a would-be-landowner who arrived on one of the immigrant trains and describe the houses MOST prairie folks … Continue reading

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