Author Archives: Patrick Conway

Defining the Terms, Or Not

On Tuesday just past, we embarked here on a new project: the consideration of Peterborough as a City of Literature.  And it seems to me that the first thing we need to do is to consider what we mean when … Continue reading

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Peterborough: City of Literature

Hello again!  Tempus fugit, as the Romans used to say, and here we are firing up this blog again after (*checks*) nearly two years of silence.  But it is time, and indeed past time, to talk more here about our … Continue reading

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Dominion Day in Peterborough: 1963

We are well behind in this series, but that’s ok, we shall pick it up where we left off and check on what was happening around here on the occasion of the national holiday in 1963.  And what we find … Continue reading

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A Couple of Weeks Ago in Peterborough: 1962

And so we resume “This Week in Peterborough”-ing!  When last we checked in, it was mid-June of 1961, so now we move on to the latter part of that month in 1962.  Here we find Peterborians assessing the just-completed federal election, … Continue reading

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Stalked by a Heron

We are, as you can no doubt see, a little behind in the “This Week in Peterborough” series, but never fear, posting on that will resume very shortly.  In the meantime, I give you the above image of a Great … Continue reading

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Last Week in Peterborough: 1961

As we saw in last week’s brief post, mid-June of 1961 saw feline Peterborians once again exploring the mysteries that dwell at the top of hydro poles.  However, that of course was not all that was going on!  Read on, for … Continue reading

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Again? Yes, Again.

Our look at mid-June of 1961 will be up in a couple of days, but here is a bit of a spoiler: it would seem that Peterborough’s amazing pole-climbing pussycats were at it again!  Something in the water, perhaps…

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