Riley Hunt

It's tradition: Riley Hunt perches atop a rock for a photo. Photo Credit: Angela Jacques

Ugh, dad!

Embarrassing your kid is practically a rite of passage This column was meant to be completely different.  It was supposed to be a delightful and amusing narrative describing my son’s infatuation with spending his summers with his grandparents. Specifically, it […]

Chris Hunt (with son Riley) enjoys ice cream on a warm day. He's looking forward to the spring and more of these moments. Photo credit Angela Jacques

Gimme a break

March Break holds special charms for Chris Hunt. Here’s why it ranks over Christmas and New Year’s When I was a boy, I didn’t appreciate March Break for what it really was. Being your typical self-absorbed adolescent, I was grateful […]

It's not the Carbide Ruins, but Chris Hunt's son, Riley, enjoys a hike nonetheless_Photo Credit Angela Jacques

The ruins

Nudists, caterpillars and blisters, oh, my! It’s all in a day’s hike for this columnist When asked where my favourite place to hike around Ottawa is, I’ll usually lie and say Hogsback. Don’t get me wrong, I love Hogsback. There’s […]