Category: Humans of Kitchissippi

HOK #17 – Ben Holland

Meet Ben Holland. “Local people tend to know me as ‘the Lego guy’ but what people might not know is that I’m also a Quidditch player. About 6 or 7 year ago I was hanging out at Carleton University and found out that they had a Quidditch team. […]

HOK #16 – Kate Green

Meet Kate Green. “Even today when I say I’m going someplace, my mother worries. I travel all over the world in my work, and I have to remind her that it’s really because of her. When I was 16 years old I travelled with my parents through Nepal. […]

HOK #14 – Jasmine Joshua

Meet Jasmine Joshua. “I love soccer, it’s one of my favourite sports because it’s fun and I can play with my friends. My team is the Fisher Park Dragons. We’re doing pretty well so far. We won today and I’ve scored two goals already this season. I play basketball […]

HOK #012 – Emma Christie

Meet Emma Christie. “I started gymnastics when I was three – I’m 16 now, but didn’t go into competitive until I was eight, which is really late. Usually you would go into the ‘petite elite’ when you are around five. I had a lot of skills to learn, so […]

HOK #011 – Colleen Lowrie

Meet Colleen Lowrie. “I had a first date all around this area. We were down at Westboro Beach, walking along the water and then we went for dinner. It was really nice, but super tense because we were going from being friends to being more, and neither of us […]

HOK #010 – Adam Osman

Meet Adam Osman. “I’ve worked here at Dovercourt Recreation Centre for the last five years or so. You can often find me at the pool desk. I love the community here, and my co-workers. I think it’s a really welcoming place. Every day when I finish, it feels like […]

HOK #009 – Brian Wheeler

Meet Brian Wheeler. “My name is Brian Wheeler – ironic really as I’m a bike mechanic! About four years ago I was living in the Glebe, working as a barista at the Wild Oat, and I decided that I needed to make a change. I sold everything I own […]

HOK #008 – Michele White

Meet Michele White. “I love to travel, and I loved going to France, particularly Paris. I first went in my late 20s. I was working for a family, taking care of their children, and they took me along. I got to take a helicopter ride to a castle, and […]

HOK #005 – Kevin Johnston

Kevin Johnston. I’ve lived in this neighbourhood for five years, but I also spent time here when I was younger. My grandfather had a bakery right on Wellington. I have my St. Christopher here – the saint of travellers. I’ve travelled a fair bit. My dad was […]

HOK #003: Ginger McCoy

Meet Ginger McCoy. I came to this community in 1976 – I hitchhiked here from Newfoundland, and moved onto Bayswater. All my five daughters and three sons were born here. I went walking with my daughter a while ago and she said ‘Mom, did you notice how many […]