If you haven't been following this, please check out Facebook Group Fortis Redevelopment: St. John's Citizens for Cooperative Development. St. John's is at a critical point. What is decided in the next year or two will decide the future architectural landscape (and from it: aesthetic, cultural, economic, heritage, etc.) of this place. Get involved, please. Become a member of Fortis Redevelopment. Follow the discussions.
Alison Dyer. Writer living at the junction of the icy Labrador current and the balmy gulf stream - a blog about environmental issues, growing and eating organically, soundscapes of a changing world, kayaking the many bays of Newfoundland, the poetry of a coastline battered by storm waves and bathed in bioluminescence, the surge in Newfoundland literature, local issues like (non-appropriate) development in St. John's, Newfoundland's capital city.
"The shore is an ancient world...that keeps alive the sense of continuing creation and of the relentless drive of life."
"Only the most hardy and adaptable can survive in a region so mutable."
Rachel Carson, The Edge of the Sea.