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Mise Tales Five

If you do not know what Mise Tales are then please see Mise Tales One.   From the Cape Breton Post Canada’s First Lighthouse is a Long Way from its Glory Days. Historic Louisburg lighthouse on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia is another Canadian lighthouse declared surplus by Fisheries and Oceans and in need of repair and […]

Mise Tales Four

If you do not know what Mise Tales are then please see Mise Tales One. I found this cute video on the Internet about a lighthouse keeper. In all the stories they seem to have problems to solve. It’s also true with real life lightkeepers too.  [media url=”http://lighthousememories.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Lighthouse_752x423_500.flv” width=”400″ height=”350″] ************************************* Lighthouses in operation have declined […]

Mise Tales Two

I did not think that Mise Tales Two would come out so soon. If you do not know what Mise Tales is then please see Mise Tales One. January 25, 2012   I received a comment today from Len O’Hara at the Gabriola Georgia Strait Cam website. He said:   I just wanted to let you […]

Mise Tales One

No, it’s not a misprint, but what is a Mise? When I was a teenager I always had stuff to repair, and my Father had drawers of spare stuff  that I needed for the repairing. In the wall of small drawers was one labelled Mise. These were very small drawers and the hand-written label on meical […]