There has been a lot of talk in the media lately about Ontario’s new law that requires motorists to leave one metre between themselves and cyclists. Ottawa Police on bikes are testing a new sonar device to educate drivers about just how far that distance is.┬áDelivery trucks are parking in bus lanes and buses are parking in bike lanes. Several newspaper columnists have written columns about their experiences either as a cyclist, driver or both. In all the comments, the one that spoke to me the most was the one that said something like: there are dickheads on bikes and dickheads behind the wheel. Please everyone stop being dickheads. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. What can I say. Life is good and I’ve been busy.
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Walking down Wellington I noticed that Times Used Sports is for lease. I checked their website and it doesn’t have any news.

Sad to see a local family business disappear.  But I suppose many use kijiji now.

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The planned cafe and drive through at Island Park and Richmond is going to be a massive McDonald’s with play area. The cafe component relates to the chain’s new concept of table delivery and custom orders.

Yay, just what I wanted … the smell of grease and patrons coughing up grease as they leave.

UPDATED: Okay, I waited for someone to comment and got nothing. I tagged it April Fools, just in case you thought it was for real­čÖé

Sometimes I walk around the neighbourhood and use my phone to take photos of new things. And then I continue with my day and completely forget to post. Read the rest of this entry »

It used to be a high end kitchen place, between Agave and the Wellington Gastropub. I wonder what it will be?

NosyNeighbour and I went for a walk a few weeks ago. I took a few photos to remind me of the latest news. And then completely forgot about them. Read the rest of this entry »

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Recently I heard that Trailhead was moving. Literally,  the whole building. And that a Farm Boy was going in its place. Read the rest of this entry »

It seems like months ago that we pressed our faces to the glass facade of what used to be Raspberry Beret.

It’s now been replaced with another hair salon. Just what the neighbourhood needed … Not!!!

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This year’s winter has been a bit of a yoyo so far. Some days I’ve walked the hood in a t-shirt. But today was bundle up and watch your step after last night’s flash freeze.
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