Tag Archives: The Titanic

Titanic: The Canadian Story by Alan Hustak

I’ve had a copy of this book by journalist Alan Hustak for some time now and for some unknown reason never got into it.  But after reading the story last week of the eight musicians that played as the Titanic … Continue reading

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The Band That Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic by Steve Turner

We all know about the 8 musicians who continued to play their instruments as the Titanic sank, but how many of us know their stories, or even their names?  Steve Turner has done the research, spoken to their descendants (where … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey, a Time Inc Special

By now you are probably aware that I’m a fan of these Life, Time Inc. book/magazines that feature everything from history, to style, and, in this case, culture.  The immensely popular British TV series, Downton Abbey, is in its sixth and … Continue reading

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