Featured image: Songish Indian Potlach, Victoria Harbour, Vancouver Island, c. 1860 by Frederick Dally

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Nellie Bly’s record-breaking race around the world - Rosemary J Brown

[In-person and online] Awed by her achievement and shocked by its present-day obscurity, author Rosemary J Brown re-traced Nellie Bly’s global journey 125 years later to get her ‘back on the map'.

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