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It's a bird... It's a plane...

  • 11th Sep, 2006 at 10:12 AM

Yesterday was elliptic_curve's last day in Montréal. At least for a good, long while. We had an absolutely delicious brunch at Réservoir, which is still my favourite gastro-pub. Now even more so, I suppose.

She packed while I took a bit of a nap before washing some dishes. I helped her carry her backpack, which was really top-heavy, to the bus-stop. She was getting on the bus when I heard a sudden bang, some pylons flew apart, and people from the tam-tams started running up Parc avenue. Only later did I discover that it was a Cessna performing an emergency landing.

Instead of indulging my curiousity, I just went home and made pizza dough. Because, you know, taking photographs doesn't put dinner on the table.

Update at 15:07: Le Devoir covers this event with a researched article.

Update at 17:11 13-09-2006: The Gazette has an English article.


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kyotto
11th Sep, 2006 14:28 (UTC)
Lol... I think that's the only place I didn't go yesterday that I wanted to go... and I would have seen a plane on Parc Ave! Weeeeee. (Maybe that's why the bus was detoured at 4pm... likely)

C.
sfllaw
11th Sep, 2006 14:33 (UTC)
Yeah, it landed at about 15h00.
dcoombs
11th Sep, 2006 14:32 (UTC)
Were there snakes on the plane?
sfllaw
11th Sep, 2006 14:33 (UTC)
Unknown. But likely not.
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blacksquiggles
11th Sep, 2006 14:59 (UTC)
that's a groaner Dave :P :)
blacksquiggles
11th Sep, 2006 14:45 (UTC)
gastro-pub, how interesting.

Brewery would be my call, our friend is the Brewmeister and that's the real reason to go there :P
sfllaw
11th Sep, 2006 14:56 (UTC)
I must be introduced to your friend!

But really, the kitchen turns out amazing food. Of very good consistency and all.
blacksquiggles
11th Sep, 2006 14:58 (UTC)
Our friend seems to enjoy it... The beer though is incredible. I wish more people understood that it's as varied, if not more, as wine. I hope you've sampled some.
sfllaw
11th Sep, 2006 17:49 (UTC)
Let's go there. You can educate me and introduce me to your friend.
lautreamax
11th Sep, 2006 17:32 (UTC)
I like Reservoir. No one ever wants to go there with me, for some reason.
sfllaw
11th Sep, 2006 17:48 (UTC)
You're obviously asking the wrong people.
poeticalpanther
11th Sep, 2006 19:05 (UTC)
I meant to tell her - but had forgotten her LJ-name - that I'd remembered the road I'd gone for the long long walk on - it was the Ramkhamkaeng Road! :D
angorian
11th Sep, 2006 23:35 (UTC)
Reassuringly part of the wacky world ... your previous theory of someone being shot was not happy making.
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