Ottawa, ON, Aug 24, 2010 — Some trades change all the time: new tools, new techniques, new materials. Others hardly change at all. That's something Robert Vaughn likes about being a blacksmith. He's pretty sure he could trade places with a smith from Roman times, and neither one would get lost working at the other's forge. Lucy Martin spoke with Vaughn as he hand-pumped double bellows to heat coals at a heritage event in Ottawa.
(05/20/2013) "Miss Caledonia" is playing in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through May 25. Melody A. Johnson runs the gamut from farmer girl to beauty pageant contestant in a delightful eighty minutes.