Goodbye St.Johns

I have no rant but all i can say is that i am on my last 20 days here before i move back out west. So just wanted to say its been an interesting 1 year and 8 months of living here. Rant by Alcoholics…

Where’s the job fairy?

There’s supposedly all these jobs in NL because of the oil companies and the ever-growing economy. I’ve heard tell of people, straight out of post-secondary, getting these awesome jobs in the City or just outside, in various fields. But where are these people hearing about…

MUN – The “Smoke-Free” Campus

What’s the deal with this smoke-free designation? I see the same amount of people smoking in and around doorways now as I did last semester here on campus. I’m not a smoker myself, nor do I dislike smokers. Do what you want with your body!…

Where are the women who rock?

This town has a great music scene with tons of bands, but where are the rockin’ women? Don’t know the last time I saw a female playing electric guitar and leading a rock band. I guess it was the Mudflowers, who were great, but now…

Another reason not to own a car

Exceptionally I had a car because it was a rental from the holiday weekend. I had to run my infant daughter into the house where she had day care. This is a very residential one-way street on the edge of downtown. There were residential zone…

Irresponsible Pet Owners

“I am so upset at all of the pet owner’s out there who are too friggin lazy to clean up after your animal.”

Thanks for the smooth transition… NOT!

We go to this institution that is growing which is great and they encourage internationals to come in and learn and all that fun stuff but how are you helping? You market as such a wonderful place then leave me hanging dry when i come?…

Clearing out the junk

I was so excited when St. John’s finally began offering a curbside recycling program several years ago, and nothing makes me happier than repurposing something fugly into something…non-fugly. But for God’s sakes, people, learn the difference between “donations that others may use ” and “junk…

Why isn’t there a place to register ‘bad’ landlords?

There’s got to be a place where you can register “BAD” landlords…. I’ve had one so I moved in May 2013 and still trying to get my deposit back. A judgement was made in my favor and she appealed but it was rejected. Now the…

Pretentious folk/granola cult

What’s with this pretentious granola click happening these days? First off, I get that you are beautifully talented musicians/artists and you hang out in really cool spaces BUT you have to realize people get over this cool fact in about 10 minutes of being in…

Exchanging roles

Car drivers, bike riders and pedestrans would all benefit if they exchange roles every once in a while. Aaarg. Rant by LeCanardQuoi

Water for the Salmon

“When does it become necessary for concert planners to include free or cheap water on site?”

To become a local

“It is hard for “haters” to hate when you are doing something that helps them directly or helps someone they care about.”