Posts Tagged ‘robert ruark’

Robert Ruark Essay Contest – Win $1000!

Each Spring the Robert Ruark Society of Chapel Hill www.robertruarksociety.org and the Creative Writing Department of the University of North Carolina English Department sponsor an essay contest open to all University of North Carolina undergraduates. This will mark the fifth year of the writing award. All submitted essay entries are required to write about the [...]

Robert Ruark Historical Marker – Southport North Carolina

In honor of Robert Ruark, I thought I would provide some details around the Robert Ruark historical marker in Southport, North Carolina – also the location of Robert Ruark bed and breakfast. Long Description: 1915–1965. Columnist and author. His 1957 novel The Old Man and the Boy based on childhood visits with grandparents 1 block [...]

Become a Facebook Fan of the Robert Ruark Inn

As you can see from our newest blog widget on the right, the Robert Ruark Inn has been busy getting into the social networking scene. Why you might ask? Well, we’ve been finding some great things online from the folks who have visited our Southport, North Carolina bed and breakfast and we want to make [...]

DOT Needs to Prioritize Projects – Robert Ruark Drive

While the Robert Ruark bed and breakfast is not located on Robert Ruark Drive, I came across an interesting article on Star News Online. It was written by a member of the Brunswick County community and, as an active member of the community myself, I thought it was of benefit to everyone in generating awareness [...]

How Does Robert Ruark’s Writing Relate to Taking Photos?

Tamia Nelson writes a great post on photography and creates an amazing parallel between Robert Ruark’s thoughts on big game hunting and photography hunting. For instance: equipment is important but its not all-important. don’t give up photography just because you don’t own a ‘professional’ camera match your camera to your intended target The best avice [...]

Bed and Breakfast Menu

On a recent trip to the North Carolina bed and breakfast, the Robert Ruark Inn, one our most recent guests posted a collection of photos from her trip. We were proud to be featured and most impressed by her fabulous photo-journalistic skills. We write about our bed and breakfast menu but, as they say, a [...]

Robert Ruark Inn, Southport, NC

Robert Ruark Inn, Southport, NC Originally uploaded by momisbest Teresa Matchette recently posted a number of beautiful photos of her trip to Southport, North Carolina and her stay at the Southport Bed and Breakfast! Check out her beautiful photos of not only the Robert Ruark bed and breakfast but also the sites and tourism spots [...]

Robert Ruark Book Review: Something of Value

This long novel was #6 on the bestseller list for 1955. Something of Value is a fascinating historical study and is written mostly from the perspective of the English white men who own farms and use native Kenyan labor. Shortly after WWII, the natives in Kenya began a terrorist uprising called The Mau Mau rebellion, [...]

Affordable Reprints of Robert Ruark’s Classics

Safari Press, Inc. is currently offering reprints on most of Robert Ruark’s classic hunting books which including The Old Man and the Boy and The Old Man’s Boy Grows Older. You can also find Robert Ruark’s African hunting classics Horn of the Hunter and Use Enough Gun. To order your own copy, simply go online [...]

September Robert Ruark’s Favorite Month

Garner News recently wrote a fantastic article on Robert Ruark’s love for the month of September. Here is a short excerpt below. I would encourage any Robert Ruark lovers to enjoy the full read! Robert Ruark grew up in Southport on the lower Cape Fear River below Wilmington. His mentor and grandfather was a crusty [...]