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Canadian Life

Anything related to my new life under the snow. From bitching about the weather to hockey games and the Stanley Cup, from culture shock to shocking culture, from old Europe to the New Continent, whatever is on my newcomer’s mind!

Cryptic graffiti on Laurier, Ottawa, November 2019

Ottawa’s Dark(er) Side

A man was shot and critically injured on “my” gym’s parking lot last Wednesday morning. Organized crime? A former gambling ring boss? Are we talking about Ottawa, Ontario?

Suburbia, Ottawa, June 2019

Crow Attack

I’ve been to San Pedro Sula, dodgy parts of Rio, Salvador and Porto Alegre, I survived shitty border towns but damn, I’m avoiding Crow Street, Suburbia, Ottawa.

Ottawa, April 2019

Against the Clock

These days, the time is the only information I can give straight out because I’m always racing against the clock.

Kindhearted Canada

There are plenty of attitudes I can’t stand in North America, but this is the Canada I’m proud of—kind, welcoming, helpful and understanding.