People sometimes ask ,"how is my book on life in Canada's new frontier towns of the 1950s going?"
The book was called "Les dix ans trouve" --- all about the postwar determination to make up for the years lost to the Great Depression AND World War One.
That's right WW One - not WW Two .
Well I have abandoned that book, permanently I fear - for my new project on Martin Henry Dawson.
But do I look like a guy who wastes anything ?
Let alone someone who ever wastes research or literary scribbles.
Much of the earlier book's themes are still alive in the Dawson project - only now the heroine is Ms Penicillin and her Great Depression lasts from the Fall of 1928 to the Fall of 1940.
In a tribute to the Broadfoot Depression classic "The Ten Lost Years" , her travails I call "The Twelve years Lost"....
read more about it over at the blog "Mo goes Po" .
(And check out that blog's fantastic collection of Martin Henry Dawson photos at "Mo goes Po" .)