Category: Past Times & Sidelines

Past Times & Sidelines

Falcontry, baseball, ox team driving, bicycling and more. These stories highlight the interests and hobbies of rural dwellers.

Ox Team Driver Dakota Ryer

7 year-old Dakota talks about working with oxen, carrying on a Nova Scotian tradition that dates back to the earliest days of farming and forestry here.

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Guysborough Softball in the Earlier Days

In the 1950’s, the only person who had a glove back then was the catcher and pitcher. No one else had a glove, just a bare hand. Next, the first baseman started getting a glove.

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Where Have The Old Cabins Gone?

Twenty-seven years ago, Lancelot Press of Hantsport published a little book called Backwoods Cabins of Nova Scotia. It was written and illustrated by Bud Inglis, who was then writing nature columns for a Halifax newspaper.

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