Stray Puffins

Featuring the voices, insights and experiences of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians living abroad. Do you know a ‘downhomer’ who’s living abroad, with interesting experiences to share with their fellow Newfoundlanders and Labradorians? If so, put them in contact with Hans Rollmann at [email protected]

Waiting for the flowers to bloom

Erin Sharpe is a Newfoundlander living and working in Japan. In this week’s Stray Puffin, she describes the experience of living through the 2011 earthquake…and the amazing story of what came after.

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