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Wilderness dweller to give talk

The wilderness dwelling experience of British Columbia’s Chilcotin country will be brought to life at the New Westminster Public Library next Thursday.

Chris Czajkowki, who has lived in the are for almost 30 years in her hand-built cabins. She will give a slide show about her book Ginty’s Ghost: A Wilderness Dweller’s Dream at the library on Nov. 29 starting at 7 p.m. In 2006, Czajkowski bought a derelict homestead at Ginty Creek that was accessible only by a rough road. The book is her account of settling into the homesite which had belong to eccentric recluse Ginty Paul who kept goats in her house and a jar of pickled mice on her shelf. The event is free but registration is required by calling 604-527-4667.

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