Chocolates, Tattoos, and Mayflowers

Clary Croft

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ISBN: 9781771087599

Chocolates, Tattoos, and Mayflowers

Maritime Memorabilia from Clary Croft

  Author:   Clary Croft    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Did you know that goose grease apparently cures the common cold, while salt fish draws a fever? How about the fact that “Torpedos” (automobiles) were manufactured in Kentville in 1910? These are just some of the tidbits of Maritime wisdom and little-known facts that you will find in Chocolates, Tattoos, and Mayflowers.

Collected over the years for Clary Croft’s popular radio column on CBC’s Mainstreet, these stories, memories, photographs, and advertisements show a fascinating side of Maritime popular culture and history. From accounts of sea monsters and famous duels to the history behind Maritime staples like Pot of Gold chocolates and Morse’s Tea, these entertaining and evocative pieces are sure to spark conversations around your kitchen table—just like any good Maritime subject!

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771087599
Item NB1457
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published on April 15 2019
Language eng
Pages 112
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight252(g)
Clary Croft is a folklorist, writer, and entertainer. He is the author of several books, including Witchcraft, Helen Creighton: Canada's First Lady of Folklore, A Maritimer's Miscellany, and Celebrate: The History and Folklore of Holidays in Nova Scotia. Clary lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.