Life in the Gulf Islands in the 1930s
Porter, Cyril Robert
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Audio recording and transcript of Cy Porter's November 2005 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society based on his 2004 book, "Between the Isles: Life in the Canadian Gulf Islands." Porter shares several anecdotes about living in the Gulf Islands, including seeing the lion of Gossip Island and an encounter with the "spook" of Mayne Island. He also shares stories from his school days on Mayne Island and from his career as a sea-going realtor.