About the Author
Janice Seto writes non-fiction and commentary including articles for The Bridge, the publication of The Malaysia-Canada Business Council. Save Your Breath: Making Better Deals by Talking Less is an expansion on her article, on negotiating, for The Bridge. Over the years, she has studied royalty and studied the Enneagram personality system and written her dissertation on the topic. Royalty Meets Enneagram is her latest series. Her more recent books are also available on Amazon: Standing Out in The Background – A Guide to Extra Work in Toronto’s Film & TV Industry and Johnny Seto’s Bowmanville – An Enneagram Perspective. Her first children’s book, Walking for Clean Water: Pukatawagan on the Move, is in English and Cree, with Ralph Caribou providing the Rock Cree dialect translation. The System for Women is her first book series on relationships, based on the hilarious but insightful work of Doc Love http://www.doclove.com/. Parts 1 and 3 reached #2 on the Amazon Bestseller list in its category as a free download. Part 5: Pride and Prejudice reached #1. Bowmanville’s Octagon House – From Church and Faith and Tait to Irwin & Seto also went all the way to #1.
Bowmanville, Ontario, Architecture, History, Octagon house – an interesting piece of history
Well researched with lots of news clippings and references, this short book presents an interesting history of a unique property in Bowmanville, ON. Over it’s 150 year history, the home has hosted many interesting characters contributing to the history of the area. This book is a must read for local history buffs and anyone who has driven in the area and wondered about the history behind the unique architecture. Kudos to the owner not only for restoring the home to a new glory, but for capturing and documenting its unique history.