Archive for the ‘Uniquely KW’ Category



I’ve decided that KW needs some sort of Carnival/Fair. It can be to raise funds for some charity, or sponsored by some sort of handheld wireless device, or brought to you by some local organization of some sort, or just for the sake of it. I think maybe September/October 2010 would be a good date […]



So the nerds have officially taken over Waterloo. The Q2C Festival has taken over Uptown with its lectures, film festival, and exhibits. Check out the list of speakers, and the blog.



I can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s Friday and my work day is quickly coming to an end. Seems like this thing called Oktoberfest is taking over the town. I don’t fully understand the whole pay $20 to get into a tent where I’ll stand in a really long […]

Fall in KW


This morning most of us woke up to frozen dew clinging to the grass and white vapour is visible with every breath. Fall is in full swing and is a bit chilly this year. Autumn is definitely my favourite season, when the air is crisp you get to wear scarves and boots for fashion, not […]

I really don’t have any use for Cambridge. But I am seriously considering making the trip down to attend the Grand River Film Fest. I imagine it’s like TIFF but with fewer annoying celebrities. Also with less press coverage (unless your standards are so low that you’re willing to count The Record). It looks like […]

October is off to a lovely start. Should be an interesting fall/winter. (Note: Screenshot taken at noon)

On Volunteering


“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” Marjorie Moore Read my thoughts on volunteering and other local goings on @readQatalyst blog.