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 20° and mostly cloudy at 12:11pm.

Barricade!

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There has been a lot of “Sidewalk Closed” signs around Halifax the last few years as the city and developers can never get together to plan these things. Forcing able-bodied people to walk in the street and the mobility-challenged to stay at home has been the norm. This is the first time I’ve seen a “Barricade” sign though. Seems a little aggressive.

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Free stuff (mostly binders)

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One of the neighbours was giving away stuff, mostly binders by the look of it. Better than tossing into the trash I guess. A box with a “free stuff” sign on the top step felt a little like a Wile E. Coyote trap.

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Defender of Halifax

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I’ve never been much of a “car guy”, but there’s one vehicle on earth I drool over and that’s a Land Rover Defender. They didn’t sell too many in North America and it’s been over 20 years since they sold them here. And as of 2017 they’ve stopped making them in the UK as well, so when I came across one on my walk to work this morning I had to stop. I don’t talk to strangers too often but anyone with a Defender is alright in my books, so I blurted out “I love your truck” and asked about where it came from and how the owner managed to get it.

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