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Summering in Kelligrews in the 1930s

The ugliness of the Depression was beginning to ease, and young families like us from St John's looked to the Conception Bay shoreline for places to enjoy the pleasures of summer.

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The Devil's Jackstone


The summers of my youth were magical. My seven siblings and I spent every waking hour outside coming indoors only to eat and sleep.

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Purity Sweets

Though I had wanted to go fight in the war against Hitler, the Newfoundland Regiment didn’t want me, so I stayed home and made the best of it ...

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