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Life in Ottawa

Pictures and stories that happened in Ottawa, where I live.

Destruction

Here we go again... this is my entry for Graham's March Photography Challenge! The theme for March is "destruction" (lucky me, it could have been "spring" and I would have been fucked... still a few...

Snowy Scarves

As you can maybe tell by the layout of my blog, I love colors and patterns, so I often take close-up of goods on display in markets: food, veggies, clothes and yes, scarves. I loved the mix of snow...

Woman On Top

On Saturday, I took a walk on Parliament Hill, downtown Ottawa, and decided to go up in the Peace Tower. At 300 feet (almost 100 m) tall, the tower was built to commemorate the end of WW1.

One… Spider Taking Over The City!

My English chum, Graham, is currently hosting a Photo hunt at One Man's Travel Blog. The theme of the month is "One" and here is... one major threat to the city of Ottawa, the one thing that could...

Cigarettes And Creationism

Cigarettes And Creationism

The shop assistant (or the owner, cause as far as I know he is here from 6:00 am to 12:00 am) looks up at me and obviously expects an answer. An Arabic language newspaper opened on the counter and no...

Colors Of Decay

The change of season is always dramatic in Canada. Spring goes like that : one day you're going to work with the usual three sweaters and snowboots on, the next day you're looking for your sandals...

Flower Power

The whole world can worry about global warming, here in Canada we enjoy it (as long as it doesn't melt our piece of ice up there). We should be seeing red leaves and have chilly weather on the way...

A Walk In Ottawa

The big heat seems to be over and winter will be here soon enough... So on Saturday, I took my camera and went downtown for long walk. Despite its "boring" reputation, Ottawa is actually a really...