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Chris Jones Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Enraged pedestrian. Flâneur. Hiker. Explorer. Web developer. Photographer. Daydreamer. Come from away Upper Canadian. Black sheep spinster uncle. Recluse. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Hello.

I’m at home in Halifax, NS, where it’s 2°, which feels like -3°, and overcast at 5:26am.

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Bought a bucket

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That’s it.

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Snowy walk home

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I always enjoy walking home in the snow.

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We haz warnings

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Yup, that’s winter on the North Atlantic!

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A non-slippery commute

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Gotta say @hfxgov has been doing a bang-up job on downtown sidewalks this winter.

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Snow day

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It’s a snow day here in Halifax, one of my favourite winter days.

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Using PHP and cURL to post to the Mastodon API

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As my distaste for Twitter has grown over the last while I decided to see if I could deploy my own instance of Mastodon, a federated, distributed social network.

Hiking the Liberty Lake Loop

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Desperate for a relatively local hiking challenge this year, I decided to finally hike the Liberty Lake Loop, a 56km trail in Kejimkujik National Park.

Three Days Around Cape Chignecto

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Since moving to the east coast, I’ve been trying my best to do as much hiking as I did when I lived in central British Columbia.

Late summer camping at Keji's Wil-Bo-Wil cabin

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It’s been about three years or so since the Wil-Bo-Wil cabin was built in Kejimkujik’s backcountry, and even though I’ve passed it many times on hikes destined for elsewhere in the park I’ve never actually stayed there.

Stoddard House, Barrington Street

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This is the north exterior wall of Stoddard House, located at 1359 Barrington Street on the corner of Bishop Street.

On This Day

Canoeing in February

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Last year I was snowshoeing across this lake.

Random

Elves in the woods

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Yesterday was a perfect spring day for a hike in the Cobequid Hills, a quick 1.

Thanksgiving in Keji

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After being cooped up indoors for a couple of consecutive weekends I decided it was time to get back outside for a good, long hike.

Neighbourhood No.1

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I love the fall and winter for their dark evenings.