Category Archives: Autobiography Stories – G. Decarie

So, what did the Hosts and Hostesses do at MCHS in the early 1960s?

Do you know what the Hosts and Hostesses did at MCHS? If you do, please let us know. This post refers to a comment at an earlier post, the beginning of Graeme Decarie’s Autobiography Stories. The earlier post, that I … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie: My Biggest Mistake – Ch. 4 of Graeme’s Autobiographical Stories

Check here for previous chapters in Graeme Decarie’s Autobiography Stories > Among recent posts about Graeme is one entitled: Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec “It makes … Continue reading

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Chapter 3: The War

This is Chapter 3 in Graeme’s Decarie’s Autobiography Stories, which he is writing for his children. Click here for previous posts regarding Autobiography Stories – Graeme Decarie > The War “Mrs. Danielson, what’s war?” It was September of 1939, and … Continue reading

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Many changes have occurred in Cartierville where Malcolm Campbell High School was located from 1960s to late 1980s

Update A May 2017 CBC interactive webpage is entitled: “Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?” [End]   Click here for previous posts about Cartierville > The following email conversation, edited for brevity, took place early … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec

A companion piece to the post you are now reading is entitled: Many changes have occurred in Cartierville where Malcolm Campbell High School was located from 1960s to late 1980s.  * This post concerns an early 1990s documentary about the history … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie keeps busy researching and writing his daily blog posts

I had the good fortune, early in August 2016,  to meet for coffee with a teacher from Malcolm Campbell High School that I had not seen for 53 years. I had last seen Graeme Decarie in June 1963, the year that I … Continue reading

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A compelling writing style? For Graeme Decarie, it began with watching the minister at Crystal Springs United Church

Here’s a question that relates to the writing of Autobiography Stories. I am pleased to share the following June 29, 2016 email interview with Graeme Decarie: Jaan Pill: You have a compelling style of writing. You make great use of … Continue reading

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Comments from Graeme Decarie regarding Brexit

Graeme Decarie:  Jaan, Can you please send me a copy of my chapter 1? Or tell me how to find it on the MCHS site? The one on my word pad is all messed up. I just had a post … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: Family

Below is Chapter 2 of the draft of Graeme Decarie’s autobiography story. Graeme, as noted at a previous post, encourages MCHS grads to write their own stories. We are posting chapters from his own work in progress, as a way … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Dick and Jane

Graeme Decarie’s impressive and evocative MCHS Bio is outlined at a previous post: MCHS Bio for Graeme Decarie, who taught for three years at Malcolm Campbell High School  Click here for previous posts about Graeme Decarie > Graeme’s suggestion, that … Continue reading

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