Re: Reporter at Ft York
- Thanks, Peter.
Sorry for the confusion. It was the reporter at Fort York that I was
asking about. I'm curious about what her impression of our talk was.
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "peter monahan" <petemonahan@...>
> I understand from speaking with one of the Fort staff that the
> was from the Toronto Globe and Mail (official Tory newspaper of thewith
> center of the universe). I would surmise, from the time she spent
> us that she is planning an essay/article for the weekend edition -
> perhaps in travel.
> My father, who remarked somewhat sneeringly that "The Globe is doing
> entertainment now!", has promised to keep an eye out for anything she
> may write. I'll let you know if it shows up!
- Speaking of which, the following was found by searching "Fort York"
on the Globe&Mail website:
Fort York gives the term "weekend warrior" new meaning when it hosts
its annual battle school. People with a penchant for jabbing and
firing muskets can hone their skills to prepare for the military re-
enactment season. The public are encouraged to look on as the players
practise drills and learn how to safely fire muskets and pretend to
Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for children."
Lt.Coy., 1st Foot
(trying to figure out if having a penchant for jabbing is a bad thing)
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Chris McKay" <PrivateCannon@...>
> Thanks, Peter.
> Sorry for the confusion. It was the reporter at Fort York that I
> asking about. I'm curious about what her impression of our talkwas.