I’m Katherine Sedgwick, and I’m a journalist. In January 2012, my husband, Raymond Brassard, and I bought the house that I grew up in – the former United Church manse in Queensborough, Ont.
My family lived there from 1964 to 1975; my father, Wendell Sedgwick, was minister of the local pastoral charge of the United Church of Canada. We moved in when I was four years old, and we left when I was 15. Those were good years.
The manse (built in 1888) is a great old house, but it needs work. A lot of work. In fact, you could say that Raymond and I have our work cut out for us.
This blog is intended to be both a document of our adventures in renovation and restoration, and a glimpse into the life and times of Queensborough, a pretty and historic little place that is off the beaten track.
It’s a destination.