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Remember, remember the 8th of November

I’ve been MIA for pretty much all this year, I know. New house, job insecurities, deaths, weddings, honeymoons, and a new bike have taken precedent. I will get around to posting about our absolutely incredible two week trip to Iceland, and about my new two-wheeled steed, but for now, I just want to post an article. 1,351 more words


The Pit of Despair

Got a text from The Spouse who has been pulling in long days for a grand opening. Another late evening. Another late dinner.

I got home and was so hungry. 301 more words


Old houses come with spirit and soul from another time

“It’s alive.” It’s not an expression you would apply to a house. Yet, almost everyone living in an ancestral home will use a similar term to describe the experience they feel. 1,309 more words


Shelter: Renovation designed for a family

Sandrine Campeau works for a small consulting firm in downtown Montreal and has lived in a number of places in and around the city — from the West Island to the Laurentians. 909 more words



Sitting on the couch, next to The Spouse. Tragically, he either refuses or is incapable of giving me a decent idea for a post. I only say refuses because the concepts he has provided displayed a lack of operability. 412 more words


Shelter: Slice of Shaughnessy Village restored

In 1981, Patricia Fraser was living in a “nice little apartment” on Mountain Street when she got a phone call from a lawyer friend who had heard about a building that was for sale in Shaughnessy Village. 820 more words


Random Sampler: Recent real-estate transactions in Châteauguay, LaSalle, Beaconsfield


58 Lockhart St., bungalow, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, impeccably maintained, hardwood floors, semi-finished basement, deck, fenced yard, on quiet cul-de-sac. Built in 1957 on 6,100-square-foot lot. 168 more words