Animals at Lighthouses

  In November 2011 I made a post about a book by Elinor De Wire called The Lightkeeper’s Menagerie. This was a book about stories of animals at lighthouses. Later, in 2012 I received a nice email from Elinor and an offer to send me a copy of the book. The book arrived a while […]

Where Bambi Goes Nothing Grows

In 1969 when I came on my first lighthouse at Pulteney Point it was a three man station. I was the new man on shift so I got the night shift. One of the first things I noticed when I came on shift were the number of deer on the lawn, even at eleven o’clock […]

Book – The Lightkeepers’ Menagerie

 The Lightkeepers’ Menagerie: Stories of Animals at Lighthouses – by Elinor De Wire    Hardcover: 328 pages Publisher: Pineapple Press (March 15, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 1561643904 ISBN-13: 978-1561643905 Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.4 x 1.1 inches I came across this book while doing a Google search for another author. Google Books has given a few free pages to read from […]