Hi there! I'm Leah and this is my blog. "Dream Big Cape Breton" is about my life on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It's about looking for, and finding, inspiration + joy all around me.
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1. How old are you? I am 20 years old. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving – age, education background, employment background, hobbies, family, etc). I am born and raised … Continue reading
I’ve known Angelo for over ten years now, ever since I used to work for Deanie Cox when she ran her shop “Shape Shift” in North River. My best friends Will and Claire and my brother Mat worked for Angelo … Continue reading
It’s gonna be a good day for some of this, I think. It feels so good to get outside for long hours again, doesn’t it? What have you been up to out of doors?
My brother Mat is more adventurous than I am, all things considered, I think. He’s the one who climbed up on the roof when we were kids, then turned around and looked down at me, who was scared of heights, … Continue reading
Vince Forrestall is Victoria County’s Naturally Active Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator. He lives in Baddeck. This weekend he is hosting the First Annual Victoria County Relay for Health, along with the Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation. It will be part … Continue reading
Point Michaud. Oh, Point Michaud. For years it was my family’s getaway spot, thanks to a dear friend who lives practically right on the beach. Then some awesome women started teaching surf lessons there and Point Michaud got better known … Continue reading
You guys, I am so glad I decided to “challenge” myself this summer. (I know, it’s not much of a challenge to sit on a beach. But the challenge is in making the time to go somewhere new, instead of … Continue reading
Lorna MacLean is a self-proclaimed food enthusiast who lives in Middle River. Referred to as a “crazy hippie lady” by some of her friends, she can often be found baking delicious cakes, or complaining about the slugs in her garden. … Continue reading
Florence Beach was kind of a tough one to find. I mean, on the map it looks easy enough to get there, but there aren’t signs. I just had to drive along back streets towards the water, turning around at … Continue reading