Art and Literature

October 2017

Art and literature.

Not just the title of this gorgeous work of neo-classicism, but this essential element of NQ is also a nod towards our upcoming (extra-special) theme.

Stay tuned!

Painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Sunny Portugal

BY Joan Sullivan

In the spirt of the New Year, and accordance with our spring issue theme, NQ resolves to temporarily relocate to Lisbon, Portugal, for research, interviews, and atmosphere in exploring the…

Spirit Bird

BY Gary L Saunders

THE ROYAL CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, having canvassed the country for two years, had finally narrowed the search to Perisoreus canadensis, a robin-sized cousin of the raven and crow native to every province and territory and nowhere else on the planet. Unlike most of our birds, it stays up north year-round, nesting in temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius. Hardy, smart, loyal and friendly – what could be more Canadian?