Friday, July 23, 2021


Roger the Marmot

Ford on Fridays: the hunt for the yellow-bellied marmot, or, Roger’s way

A tale of man vs. marmot, and the quest for a photo.
Bailey petting

Ford on Fridays: 8 simple rules for petting my doggo

Dogs are love. Dogs are life.

Ford on Fridays: Wet hot Victorian bummer – super tips to keep cool

Earth too hot? Why not try Mars!
Bailey dog trailer

Ford on Fridays: Bailey-Traily adventures and impulse buying

Bailey the pitbull/corgi is ready for action.

Ford on Fridays: learning about Victoria with 1-star Google Reviews

"Too many canadians"
Star Signs

Ford on Fridays: your astrological guide to Greater Victoria

From time to time, people ask me: Tim, what’s it like living in Victoria? Is it different depending on which part you live in? Well,...

Ford on Fridays: a post-COVID guide on how to human

Human interaction was overrated.

Ford on Fridays: lessons I have learned in two years of Island life

Saanich. Saanichton. Chicken bacon Saanich.
Mother's Day

Ford on Fridays: mother knows best, and we should at least know better

Let's set a new precedent.
RPG dice

Ford on Fridays: During COVID, don’t take the initiative: roll for it

Everyone wants to get in on that sweet D&D action.
Mask Selfie

Ford on Fridays: vaccine selfies for the physically insecure

"I'm ready for my closeup, Mr. AstraZeneca."
Seagull Unsplash

Ford on Fridays: they call me the scat man. The bird scat man.

"I guess I should be thankful."
Squirrel Unsplash

Ford on Frid- er…Thursday: an unspecified number of truths and lies

Squirrels are monsters and other maybe truths.
Ever Given Satellite

Ford on Fridays: space junk and the ever given nature of life

Let us all be giant problem boats.
Broken old clock

Ford on Fridays: rage, rage against the saving of the daylight

Those clouds aren’t going to yell at themselves
Bicycle Side

Ford on Fridays: baby’s first bicycle adventure in Victoria

At what age is it socially acceptable to have a mid-life crisis?
Mask Thumbs Up

Ford on Fridays: the benefits of living in a pandemic

There are at least 6 things!...maybe 5.

Ford on Fridays: the next great Hollywood blockbuster will be in Victoria

Selected scenes from a script of pure genius.
Lunar New Year decorations

Ford on Fridays: what is Lunar New Year? Let me dim summarize

It's the year of the METAL OX, which sounds aboslutely badass.
Wall St.

Ford on Fridays: why’d you have to go and make things so stonkplicated?

Who needs Occupy Wall St when you got dem stonks?
Screaming at Phone

Ford on Fridays: Bell, Let’s Not, or, how I learned to keep worrying and...

#BellLetsTalk might not be cutting it this year.
Unsplash dog box

Ford on Fridays: Five modest pitches for a Little Free Life

Enter the bacon boudoir.
New Year's eve

Ford on Fridays: What’s the best-before date on New Year’s posts?

Staff writer Tim Ford offers his thoughts on the bright future of 2021.
BC Ferries Sign

Social media users give BC Ferries a hard time over mask signage

Because being soft on COVID-19 is not an option right now...

Nanaimo man dressed in saran wrap and underwear spotted at Woodgrove Mall

Meanwhile in Nanaimo… 

B.C. Attorney General forgoes video appearance after viral Twitter account rates his room 1/10

"@Dave_Eby seems to have some particularly cruel kidnappers."

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Vancouver Island mansion just went up for sale and...

... and it’s absolutely filled with Suits memorabilia!

6 comedy events in Victoria to lift your spirits this winter

Get ready to laugh! 🎭

A magical unicorn was spotted clearing snow in Sooke (VIDEO)

Who said they were extinct?! 🦄

Hilarious Nanaimo RCMP tweet about snow day turns out to be fake

"...please refrain from doing Bad Things" 😂

This epic viral airport reunion happened in Victoria (VIDEO)

Viewed over 10 million times! 🦖

Victoria cafe hosting breakfast sandwich fundraiser event on Tuesday morning

All proceeds go towards purchasing pediatric care equipment for Victoria General Hospital!

‘Satan’ shows up to Courtenay Christmas parade after newspaper typo announces his arrival

And just like that, 'Pictures with Satan' became a real part of the parade 😂

Comedian Jim Jefferies leaves crowd laughing hysterically during stop in Victoria

The famous Australian-American comedian left the audience in fits of laughter

Monty Python actor John Cleese will be performing in Victoria next week

Back by popular demand!

Social media reacts to the 43rd Canadian Federal Elections

Some people didn't know HOW to feel about last night's results

Victoria municipalities explained using Simpsons characters in meme

Oh, and Duncan is in there too! 🍻

This Victoria Buzz follower created a hilarious Bingo card about our comment sections

He's a self-proclaimed "seasoned memelord" 😂

5 places to see and take part in live comedy shows in Victoria

Ready for some laughs? 🤣

Family Feud is coming to Canada and hosting auditions in Victoria this September

Interested families of five can apply online now!

Seth Rogen gives a shoutout to Vancouver Island in response to New York Times...

Dont mess with Seth and his love for Canadian cuisine! 🇨🇦

Here’s why this “gently used” Colwood high school was just listed for $2,019

"Serious Inquiries only..." 😂

Star of popular CBS show ‘Mike and Molly’ will perform in Victoria next month

Emmy-nominated Billy Gardell is bringing his best stand-up comedy!

This Victoria comedian wants to make you laugh for a good cause

Mark your calendars for this unique comedy fundraiser at Hecklers!

Hilarious Bingo card makes fun of construction-laden Victoria streets

It’s funny because it’s true! 😅😢

National CBC comedy contest winner is hosting a show in Victoria tomorrow

Give it up for the "awkward young man with good jokes"!