Elinor began her journalism career at the Battlefords Advertiser-Post in 1973. She went on to write for several daily newspapers and magazines including Reader's Digest. Elinor resides in Invermere, BC but still has many ties with The Battlefords. Her first wartime historical novel called Bird's Eye Viewwill hit bookstores in October 2014. Meanwhile, you can read her weekly blog called Wartime Wednesdays at: http://www.elinorflorence.com/blog.
The great Vera Lynn, now aged 99, kicks off a list of Top Ten Wartime Tunes on Wartime Wednesdays. To listen to them all, click on this link and follow the directions. www.elinorflorence.com/blog/. . .
Métis soldier Ben Ballendine returned to Battleford after the Second World War without seeing his baby son. He never knew that both his son and his grandson followed the family tradition and joined. . .
When Merle Taylor joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942, she proved to be such a whiz at Morse Code that she was assigned to train the air crews. Now almost 93, she still practises her dots . . .