Tag: Westboro

  • Hello, woodpecker.

    Pileated woodpecker on a phone pole Originally uploaded by mendel I meant to post this ages ago, but forgot, and only remembered when I was pulling the FreshBooks Festivus pictures off of my phone. I was walking along a street near Bridgehead in Hintonburg in early December and heard a CLONK CLONK CLONK CLONK right […]

  • The growing pains of gentrification

    Candice and I live in Westboro, a neighbourhood of Ottawa which is sort of the Next Big Thing here. It’s got many of the things you’d expect to make a neighbourhood get trendy: it runs along an urban shopping strip and the waterfront, it’s a ten-minute drive along a parkway to downtown, it’s got good […]