Tag Archive | sightings

Polar bear comes ashore on Fogo Island near artist studio

This is the usual time for polar bear visits to northern Newfoundland but this one had a sad ending. The bear that came ashore at Deep Cove (where some of the action in EATEN takes place, near the artist studio pictured in the CTV report shown above) on Fogo Island (map below) had to be […]

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EATEN will soon be on bookshelves across Newfoundland & Labrador

This is exciting. I’ve just made a deal with the primary distributor of books and magazines across Newfoundland and Labrador to carry the paperback version of EATEN. It’s rare for a self-published novel to get into brick-and-mortar stores in a big way but this distributor is convinced my polar bear attack thriller will be a […]

More details on recent Labrador polar bear sightings – almost EATEN déjà vu

Finally, we have further details from the CBC on the report earlier this week of polar bears seen in several coastal Labrador communities, in what must be some of the earliest sightings ever documented. Statements from witnesses reveal that the polar bears weren’t just on shore, they were brazenly prowling around people’s homes looking for […]

Polar bear sightings in Southern Labrador

Just days after a rare polar bear sighting on Fogo Island, Newfoundland last week, a 2 February 2016 warning was issued after multiple polar bear sightings in Labrador: “Polar bears have been reported in at least four communities in southern Labrador, and the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency is warning residents to be cautious. The bears […]

Polar bears rarely come ashore in January but one did on Tuesday

In a life-mimics-fiction moment, this report appeared Tuesday morning (26 January) in The Telegram newspaper in Newfoundland: “The RCMP is warning the public after reports were received of a polar bear in Tilting. Fresh bear tracks were seen in the Fogo Island community Tuesday.” Tilting is a small town on the eastern shore of Fogo […]