TALES OF A HERMIT
Alan A Sandercott
This is a fictional story about the day to day existance of a man living in the backwoods along British Columbia's rugged coastline. Born on Vancouver Island, Charlie volunteers for active service with the Royal Navy during the First World War. On his return to British Columbia, he spends several years working for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway as a telegraph operator in small Northern BC railway towns, later for the Canadian Pacific Steamship Lines at Bella Bella. Following an adventurous call from the unknown he shocks his friends by leaving civilization behind and commences a reclusive lifestyle as a hermit in the wilds of Brirish Columbia.