Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Gillian’s amazing potato bake — and near disaster in Nova Scotia


Remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice’s survival on a rock in the ocean, and a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.

Kiss the Cod – Traditional Fish ‘n’ Potatoes

No Screech on board - too bad!

  A couple of summers ago my wife and I were in St. John’s, Newfoundland (pron: newfin-LAND) at a bed and breakfast for two nights before heading west into the deeper recesses of the province. In the morning, the B&B proprietress gave us coffee but said breakfast would be slow in coming because her husband, […]