Dave tells history with a modern perspective through his Vancouver Island history Blog (located on his website). He’s a freelance writer and editor devoted to thoughtful analysis of your work. A firm believer in literary currency, Dave volunteers for the Comox Valley Writers Society as a beta reader coordinator and facilitates stand-in readers for writers with disabilities for monthly reading nights. Dave is privileged and grateful to be allowed to work and study on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish, Kwakwaka’wakw, and Nuu-chah-nulth Peoples and pay respect to their rich cultural heritage and natural environment.
THE DAY THE PRINCE CAME TO TOWN
Over a century ago, on a Monday in late September, crowds of young and old thronged Vancouver’s sidewalks. Mothers fussed over their children’s hair. Dressed in their Sunday best, onlookers peered over shoulders and jostled for space close to the street for a better view. A motorcar sputtered by, and the throng hooted, clapped, and […]
Words by Dave Flawse