Posts tagged ‘Victoria’

Three Comic Shops in One Block

I’ve been meaning to write a few posts about my new hometown of Victoria, but other more worldly things keep coming up. There’s a bizarre retail…

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Maybe Not the Best Spot for a Rope Swing

Down the street from our apartment in Victoria, there’s a hilariously dangerous rope swing rigged up in the front yard of a house: It seems like…

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Do You Enjoy Washing Your Car?

I woke up unusually early this morning, and went for a little bike ride. I figured I’d breeze past the Fido store to inquire about timelines…

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A Quick Poll About Doctors and Gender

Please answer the following question concerning your GP or ‘family doctor’: Are you the same gender as your doctor? ( surveys) I’ll be needing a new…

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For the Victoria Locals: Recommend a Dentist

Forgive the, uh, narrowcasting of this particular entry, but we’re looking for a dentist. We don’t have many requirements, except that they shouldn’t be a sadist,…

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We Have Procured An Apartment

About two weeks ago, I was anticipating a painful, tedious search for an apartment in Victoria, BC. In particular, I wasn’t looking forward to trying to…

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Finding an Apartment to Rent in Victoria

We’re looking for rental accommodation for the first time in nine years. I was really hoping that, in the interim, things in rental property search had…

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Why We’re Moving to Victoria

A few people have expressed dismay about our moving to Victoria and not back to Vancouver. Somebody even told me in an email that “Victoria was…

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