How to get unstuck

Photo: wikimediacommons.org Readers can enjoy the wry humour of this Valley story, with a twist in the tail. The wind had been howling for hours, the sun peeking out from thick white clouds every now and then. If it weren’t for the wind, it would have been a perfect spring …

Now Playing: Jack White, Boarding House Reach

Boarding House Reach Photo: wikimediacommons.org White Tries Something New, Stumbles, and Teaches a Lesson About Rock   In 2007, the White Stripes played the Ottawa Bluesfest, bringing their signature quirk, energy, and showmanship with them. In the week leading up to the show, various local media criticized the decision to …

Pop Culture Comfort Food

What Keeps Me Going When Winter Keeps on Going It’s the middle of March, the weather has decided to swing cold once again, and I’m starting to feel a bit of cabin fever. Of course, I live in Ottawa; cabin fever for me means I’m bee-lining from the bus to …

Winter Watchings

Photo: Harrison Haines  What to Watch when Winter Woes Weigh you Down   Eastern Ontario is in the grips of yet another cold snap, which means you’re either out enjoying fresh ice or out complaining about the fresh ice. Either way, you’re likely looking for some way to warm up …