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Category: Halifax

Michi

I’ve known Michi for 20 years, which is a lifetime because my life didn’t really start until I met her….

Arachnid

I’m not entirely sure but I think the spider left is a yellow garden spider — a very common arachnid;…

Halifax Explosion: Storm and Burials

The right photo is titled Little Dutch Church, Halifax, N.S. by Arthur B. Burchell. It also comes from a tiny…

Halifax Explosion: To The Rescue

The right photo is titled Halifax Waterfront, N.S. 1920 and is also from that same little shop found along the…

Halifax Explosion: The Explosion

The right photo is titled The Aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, N.S. 1917 and comes from a tiny little shop…

Dartmouth Ferry

My posts aren’t really showing any semblance of a logical order; the Lawrencetown Beach post was from our last day…

Lawrencetown Beach

Lawrencetown Beach, is one of a handful of south-facing beaches that can be found just 20 minutes East of Dartmouth,…

Halifax Harbour

Halifax’s Harbour is one of the largest and deepest natural harbours in the world (18 metres deep at low tide)….

Halifax

Halifax isn’t such a bad place; so, don’t let my grouchy post scare you away. I don’t think I’ve ever…

Old Burying Ground

The fog was a good atmospheric primer for a visit to what is thought to be the oldest colonial cemetery…

The Scourge of Anti-Trip

The right photo is of Halifax — old, worn, and musty Halifax. I never made it to New York or…

Woman of Mystery

I’m reposting this article from the St. John’s Telegram about my grandmother for my cousin Natasha. There’s more of the…

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