“I’ve lived here for about forty years… I think we moved here in ’77. I grew up by the Holy Cross Hospital, but I always wanted to live in this neighbourhood because of all the motorcycles parked at the Lido Cafe. Back then we used to spend time in Bowness and we weren’t supposed to stop here, but I did.

It’s really changing now. They’re tearing up the old houses and putting up condos. I’m sure they’re really nice inside, but they’re all so expensive and tiny.

I’ve been buying coffee beans from the Roasterie for… geez, how long have they been open?” Faye.