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FLASH********BOOK LAUNCH OF SECOND HELPING : at the MARITIME MUSEUM OF the ATLANTIC HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA JULY 25 , 7:45 PM FOLLOWING CONCERT OF NEWFOUNDLAND LABRADOR FOLK SONGS  at 7 PM.******
Books available at Bookmark and Carrefour Atlantique Emporium in the Historic Properties Water St. NS


Sept 21 @ Northern District Library in Toronto 2-3 pm I will record a live performance off the floor of Newfoundland and British isles sea songs ably supported by the shanty singers Pressgang Mutiny .


I might be attending the Safina Centre's annual benefit at the Explorr's Club in New York City Nov 2. From 5-9 pm. While in NY I may be doing some performing at small world music type clubs


Second Helping: Newfoundland Labrador Nunavut and Travels Beyond....
https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1490782540
Second Helping :Newfoundland Labrador Nunavut and Travels Beyond. a memoir. Cover photo: St John's harbour from Signal Hill (Atlantic side)

 MOLASSES BREAD AND TEA ENDORSEMENTS

FROM CARL SAFINA, STEPHEN HADDELSEY, the GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE UK and the NORTH TORONTO POST MAGAZINE




 I am just back from Peru. Thanks for writing. 
 In just a few lines you painted a heartbreaking
image that  obviously still feels vivid for you. 
Thanks for sharing, though it’s a disturbing little window on a wider world of inflicted pain.

Carl (Safina)  .......Renowned Ocean Ecologist and best selling NY Times author ( Song for the Blue Ocean, Beyond Words, Voyage of the Turtle)  2016
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"Many thanks for sending us your piece. I enjoyed it and am flattered that you should send it to me for
Publication”. Alexander Goldsmith
Editor, Geographical Magazine, June, 1993 

(official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society London UK   2017

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"John Christopher's writing provides a fascinating and important insight into the little-known but hugely important scientific work carried out among the ice floes of Labrador and Newfoundland" - Dr Stephen Haddelsey FRGS, FRHistS, author of "Operation Tabarin", "Shackleton's Dream" etc  2017

PS   Many thanks for the wonderful stories from your time  aboard the M V Theron, which I found most interesting.......SH  2015




Second Cup    Newfoundland Labrador Nunavut  memoir now is with Memorial University's Centre for Newfoundland Studies and the Folklore Dept and the Nova Scotia Archive .....It's also available at the Carrefour Atlantique Emporium in Halifax ...( there's also another store in Corner Brook NL) . My arctic slide collection was handed over to the Nunavut culture and heritage archivist last week.  I hear that a couple of the images will be in their 2018 calendar. 





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 On Sept 21 , 2017 I will be giving a recorded concert: Newfoundland Sounds;  with James Mackie on fiddle and the shanty boys ( accordion and mandolin)  at the Northern District Library in Toronto as part of the pgm series Orchardviewers
Having a Time with John Showman ace fiddler, was recorded here  by Andrew Collins in November 2009.








John Christopher smiling