A mushroom, a pine tree, and some reindeer pee. Not often the start of a great story, but what a mushroom this is.
Bulman wants the event to have all the cozy charm of those totally un-ironic, old-fashioned holiday specials but she’ll also be approaching the show with a stand up comic’s saucy sensibility. “I’ll be asking some far out questions,” she says.
The year is 1978, the number one song is “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees, and the incident in question is fodder for one of NL’s most popular unexplained mysteries and conspiracy theories.
During the 1850s and ‘60s, mummering became associated with violence, often along religious lines. It came to a head in 1860 when Isaac Mercer was murdered, which led to a ban on mummering.
Each year Amnesty International releases a small number of cases of individuals and communities around the globe who are enduring human rights abuses. The organization encourages people to write letters advocating for the subjects of the cases.
The Annual Boat Lighting has been drawing between thirty and forty thousand people to area during the holiday season