Landscapes of the Killarney Area

Landscapes of the Killarney Area: Scenery from Local Hiking Trails

If you’ve been following JourNiackery for a while, then you know how much I love the Killarney area. Just maybe, it’s even possible that you started following JourNiackery because of my Killarney articles! And perhaps there are a few of my photos that have stayed with you along the way. Well, now for a limited time only, I’m […]

Armand et Ginette ou Le plaisir d’aimer: Nouveau roman par Aurélien Dupuis | New Novel

Armand et Ginette, ou Le plaisir d'aimer — un nouveau roman par Aurélien Dupuis.

(English version follows) Sudbury, le 23 avril 2014 : Le Centre FORA (Centre franco-ontarien de ressources en alphabétisation) est fier de présenter le nouveau roman d’Aurélien Dupuis, intitulé Armand et Ginette ou Le plaisir d’aimer. C’est l’histoire de deux jeunes pensionnaires à Sudbury en 1957, qui tombent en amour, mais font face à un obstacle : Armand, étudiant […]

Les écrits d’Aurélien Dupuis | Writings of Aurélien Dupuis

Julien, une biographie romantisée par Aurélien Dupuis.

(English version follows) Voici que j’écris mon premier article en français depuis très longtemps. Quoique je sois plus à l’aise de rédiger en anglais, j’aborde à l’instant un sujet mieux discuté dans ma langue maternelle. Mon grand-oncle Aurélien Dupuis, un homme de grandes réalisations, ouvert d’esprit et passionné de la nature, m’a récemment fait parvenir une boîte de […]

Rereading Gone With the Wind

Rereading Gone With the Wind so many times has made my copy a little worn down...

Nostalgia hit at American Thanksgiving when I saw the playing on TV. I couldn’t resist picking up my worn-down copy of the classic novel, , then repackaging the story after the holidays with the sequel, . It’s always interesting to reread a book, beloved or not. Everyone has likely heard at one time or another that perspective changes […]




by Marc Desrochers Captain Stu Macintosh was a special ops commando approached by the CIA to conduct a secret mission involving a mystery weapon. That was all the information given by Special Agent Charlie Sampson, a thirty-year veteran at the agency. Upon his arrival at Langley headquarters, Stu spotted the director inside the entrance. He entered the building. […]

Orion’s Rigel

Depiction of Orion as warrior

by Daniel Poirier “Hey Jess, there’s your star.” I was pointing southwardly up the night sky. “Which one is it again, Al?” “Follow my finger, Jess.” I extended my arm next to his left cheek. “See the three small stars banded together? Well, Rigel — your star — is the bright one just below those.” “Oh yeah, I […]

A Short Moment of Peace

Sugar bush scene

by Annie Hébert It is early spring; my husband and I are at the bush camp, or what we French Canadians fondly refer to as la cabane à sucre, or “sugar shack.” Today is one of those glorious late March spring days where the mercury will likely climb to 9 or 10° degrees Celsius. The snow is melting […]

French River Story Mill: Flash Fiction Writing Workshop

Quill and inkwell

In Winter 2012, I am offering the French River Story Mill creative writing course via the French River Cultural Industries Council. By the end of this workshop, students will have produced a flash fiction short story. This introductory course culminates in the publication of the short stories both online and in the local newspaper, The Vision. Every Monday evening […]

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