HENLEY REGATTA PETER GRAHAM ROI-2Just a week away – the only civic holiday in North America to be decided by civilian committee. (image: Winning Line at the Henley Regatta, by Peter Graham, http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk)

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Vintage-travel-tagsNQ’s heading out to Woody Point next month (details to follow). Travel plans? Mind that Fridays in summer are busier than Thanksgiving. (image: http://www.susanbkason.com)

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We may not experience it as a full season, but we own it as a state of mind. We see people juggling in Bannerman Park, streaming down to Quidi Vidi to catch the Sheepdogs concert, making group runs for their favourite ice cream. At NQ we also enjoy counting down to our fall issue deadline: one month; one month minus one day …  (image: http://www.st.johns.ca)

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It’s a hundred years since we adopted Daylight Savings Time – Daylight Slavings Time to its opponents, who included Charles Darwin – Newfoundland in fact led the way in North America, where the change was dubbed “Anderson’s time” after proponent John Anderson. Which hasn’t stopped powers-that-be from trying to make the clock “better” (anyone remember the Great Double Daylight Savings Experiment of 1988?). (image: media-cache-akO.pnimg.)

Here’s our set-up from the International Small Islands Conference – three days of incredible stories. NQ got to chat with people from all over the world.20170617_090609(Note our new subscription prize poster:) ) (photo: J Sullivan)

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