Chris Mills – Canadian Lighthouse Photographs

  Canadian Lighthouse Photographs New website is coming.http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/ketm/is no longer online.  Chris Mills1121 Ketch Harbour Rd.Ketch Harbour, Nova Scotia  B3V 1K7     British Columbia | Nova Scotia | Prince Edward Island | New Brunswick | Newfoundland Chris Mills served as a lighthouse keeper for the Canadian Coast Guard on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. He is currently co-chair of a committee […]

Mise Tales Eight

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One.   I love lighthouse wallpaper. I have never heard of Pinterest, but combine the two and you get something like the photo at the left. The Pinterest  name is derived from “pin your interests” – sort of a neat idea. Anyways, this is […]

Mise Tales Seven

If you do not know what Mise Tales are then please see Mise Tales One.   Lovely Desktop Lighthouse Wallpapers. Lots of photos. ************************ The Lighthouse by Mathew Welch Submitted: Saturday, November 25, 2006 Edited: Saturday, November 27, 2010 from the Poem Hunter Into the night like a cold staring eye It lights the way for the […]

In Memorium – Donald Graham (1947 – 2003)

Donald Graham (1947 – October 10, 2003) was a Cultural Conservation Coordinator for the Province of Saskatchewan prior to becoming a British Columbia lightkeeper in 1976. He worked at Bonilla Island in Hecate Strait, at Lucy Island near the mainland and east of the northern Queen Charlottes and finally at Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. […]

In Memorium – Albert Bartle (1915 – 1996)

  Albert Bartle (October 11, 1915 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – July 5, 1996 in Victoria, BC) – Relief Keeper.  More on his life here  -from Rodger Konkle (son-in-Law of Albert Bartle) To include your memories in Albert’s memorial please click this link. ******************************** As Albert has not too many words written about him, perhaps these […]

In Memorium – George Alfred Harris (1858 – 1925)

Leaving England in 1909, George Harris ( – March 16, 1925) moved to British Columbia for a new life. He had a Chief Engineer’s ticket from Liverpool but he had to sit for his 3rd and 2nd class Engineering tickets again because his Liverpool papers were not valid in B.C. He worked a few years […]