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Two of the World’s Oldest Lighthouses

Under the title Can you shed light on it? by the Grimsby Telegraph and posted: on May 01, 2014 Tim Mickleburgh said: The world’s oldest lighthouse (the Pharos of Alexandria) was built by Sostratus of Cnidus around 270 BC. It was a pyramid-shaped tower of white marble on the island of Pharos (in Greek the word Pharos means […]

Mise Tales Thirty-Nine

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short information will also be included again later in the next Misc Tales when it is removed from the front page. That way you can keep track of […]

Preparing for an Earthquake and/or a Tsunami

Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines) made morning landfall November 07, 2013 at Guiuan, a small city in Samar province in the eastern Philippines. The U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center said maximum sustained winds were 195 mph, with gusts to 235 mph. As many of you readers now know, I am living in […]

Mise Tales Eighteen

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Build a Redstone Lighthouse in Minecraft This article may be a bit outside the scope of this website, but then maybe not. Everybody loves a lighthouse, whether it is on the sea, in your garden or in your computer as is this […]

Mise Tales Seventeen

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Power supply resumes at Unoosaki lighthouse in Soma2 November 2012The Unoosaki lighthouse in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, has resumed full operations after power was restored 19 months after the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. As a result, the lighthouse is now fully able […]

Reprint – “Stand” – An Adventure Documentary

  Stand – Power Teaser  [media url=”http://vimeo.com/52119128″ width=”400″ height=”350″] [private]http://lighthousememories.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Vimeo-.mp4[/private]  from b4apres media PLUS   STAND, presented by Quiksilver Waterman, will take viewers on a journey through the waters of B.C.’s west coast. Through the stories of an aboriginal high school class building their own stand-up paddleboards as a form of protest, the efforts of expedition stand-up […]

Reprint – New Tsunami Warning Protocol Rolled Out in B.C.

New tsunami warning protocol rolled out in B.C. New system tested by magnitude 6.4 quake off Alaska coast on Monday CBC News  Posted: Nov 12, 2012 2:43 PM PT  Last Updated: Nov 12, 2012 7:05 PM PT  [media url=”http://lighthousememories.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/bc-tsunami-warning-williams-11_32291146.flv” width=”400″ height=”350″] The B.C. government is upgrading its tsunami warning plans following delays broadcasting emergency information […]

Reprint – The Great Pacific Garbage Reality

May 27, 2012 – copied from the LA Times The great Pacific garbage reality. It’s not tsunami debris we should fear; it’s the trash clogging our oceans – Usha Lee McFarling I received permission today to reprint this article written by Usha Lee McFarling supporting the theory expressed in my story  Japanese Debris On The BC Coast – […]

Japanese Debris On The BC Coast – Is it from the Japanese Tsunami?

  The next time you go to the beach and pick up a piece up something from the sand, think of the story of how it arrived there. Is it something lost from the local town, or something that has drifted for years to arrive here just for you?  Early in the 1900’s – commercial […]