Chris Jones

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

Hello.

Kejimkujik NP, NS, Canada

I’m at home in Halifax, NS, where it’s 5° and clear at 1:33am.

Cabin pizza

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There’s a lot you can do without electricity and running water. This time around we made flatbread pizza in a Coleman oven on a propane burner. It turned out really well!

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Now with Brotli compression

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Took a few minutes this evening and enabled Brotli compression on my Apache web server. For that few minutes of typing I’m seeing some decent savings in file size, which is the whole point I guess. Hopefully I can save my website visitors a few kilobytes here and there. For those using older browsers, gzip is still doing its thing for you.

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New apartment, 2018 edition

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Having lived in the same apartment for 7 years, it was time to escape the noise and dust going on outside my window thanks to the new building going in next door. My view would have become one of the back concrete wall of the new building, and since it was already north-facing, the future light situation was looking pretty grim.

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