Category Archives: Hawkesbury

Maybe it’s time to kill the May Show

The May Show of today is a pale imitation of the May Show that was so successful through the 1980’s and the first half of the 90’s, so maybe it’s time to stop pretending and just let it die. The … Continue reading

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MoneySense magazine ranks Hawkesbury 150th out of 190 cities, people ask ‘what the fuck is MoneySense magazine?’

. For a few years MoneySense, a Toronto-based magazine, has been ranking cities in Canada from best to worst. For the third year in a row they’ve decided Hawkesbury is one of the worst places to live in Canada, and … Continue reading

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The demolition of Vankleek Hill’s high school

. . Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute (ESVCI), the high school I occasionally attended, sometimes for days in a row, is being slowly and finally demolished. When the school board finally announced Vankleek Hill would be getting a new school, to … Continue reading

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Little Victor Quick Update | He can crawl

. On Thursday evening, November 11, 2010, Victor decided it was time to start crawling forwards. This, of course, means nearly everything I’ve learnt about raising a child over the past eleven months is out the window. I tried changing … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | The zombie, the Joker and the CAS case worker

. Victor will be eleven months old in a few days. People have been asking if he can crawl yet, he can’t… at least not when he’s awake. I caught him doing push-ups in his sleep last week, he was … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | First Thanksgiving, poo and cannibalism

. It’s official, Victor is a cannibal. We just had to wait for his teeth to fully come through to find out for sure. Sometimes, when we’re feeding him his hard food, we’ll just kind of drop bits into his … Continue reading

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