CBC Prince Edward Island

Boyde Beck: January 2013 Archives

Boyde Beck - Mud Season

Boyd Beck Mud Season 3.jpgMost of us are shivering in the cold or slipping on ice - and mud season seems like almost a relief. Of course I'm referring to spring also known as mud season - particularly on some country roads. But our historian Boyde Beck knows of another form of mud season that kept many Island farmers occupied.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Boyde Beck - Dizzy Block

BoydeBeckSketchBook3.jpg"Dizzy block" describes the habit of driving around and around and around the core of downtown Charlottetown until one finds a parking spot. But before we got dizzy from driving - or using cars - we still had to get around in the ice and snow - and Boyde Beck our historian is here now.

Download Flash Player to view this content.