Category Archives: Verdun
Calgary Wins Grey Cup!!
Congrats to the Calgary Stampeders for their Grey Cup win tonight! On a personal level my total boycott of the National Football League remains solid. One thing I am really […]
Slight Breeze With Blue Sky
Every season presents a new set of circumstances, a new type of song.
Trees Cut Down In Verdun
It was inevitable were they going to proceed with the poorly conceived beach project on the Verdun waterfront, but it turns out that even though the city has recently said […]
A Symphony of Ice with Beaver Update
It was pretty cold out there today and a huge sheet of ice was breaking up and floating down the river when I got there. You can hear it as […]
Beaver Situation Takes A Turn For The Weird
Was down at the river today just trudging through the lower trail when I spotted some chicken wire fences wrapped around some trees. As I had blogged about a problem […]
Like Bertolucci’s The Conformist
The Conformist is a film by Bernardo Bertolucci that for all its political subject matter is an astonishingly beautiful film to watch. I have never forgotten the chase scene through […]
So I am pretty happy with myself today because at the beginning of the month I decided that I would walk the lower path at the Verdun waterfront everyday in […]
Seen on de l’Eglise earlier this week.
Saying Goodbye To Summer
There are so many ways we say goodbye to summer A woman’s voice singing by the canal The sharp contrasting light between buildings downtown The thinning tourist throngs The empty […]
Fantastic Night In Verdun
Friday evening was a celebration of a wonderful project started over a year ago by the Comité d’action des citoyennes et citoyens de Verdun (CACV). The basic idea is to […]
Great Day At Dawson Community Centre.
I went to dances at this place as a teenager so it’s extra cool to have had a chance to hang out today at the annual Race for Kids/ Street […]
Social Housing on Gaetan-Laberge
Members of the comite d’action des citoyennes et citoyens de Verdun (CACV) met with the public on Saturday to raise awareness of the situation about development of the land along […]
Symposium d’Arts Interculturels S.A.I. Part 1
From the Facebook page. “Taking “traditional culture” as its theme, this 1st edition of Verdun’s “Intercultural Arts Symposium” (SAI) will explore the role of traditional art in Montreal communities. This […]