The Capital Builders: Novelist and Governor General, Lord Tweedsmuir had the common touch

John Buchan scattered clues to his dynamic life throughout his books. Known as Lord Tweedsmuir, Canada’s 15th governor general wrote everything down, chronicling his time in Canada including King George VI’s royal tour in 1939 and his own famous boat ride down the Mackenzie River. He’s best known for his most celebrated novel, The Thirty-Nine Steps, later adapted into a [...]

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Documentary film shows skill training for Nepalis

At the crack of dawn, Parvati Sapkota Gautam would walk from her small house on the outskirts of the city to an empty schoolhouse filled with logs and machines. It was here that she would learn the basics of framemaking, long-believed in Nepal to be a man's industry. She could never stay at the schoolhouse for long [...]