Hi there! I'm Leah Noble, and this is my blog, "Dream Big Cape Breton." This is the space where I share my thoughts, my photographs, and my take on life in Cape Breton.
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So almost three weeks ago I went to read my short story “Night Swimmer” at a Seniors’ Lunch. There is a community hall and church in St. Ann’s Bay that holds weekly lunches for seniors in the area, and they … Continue reading
So it turns out, deciding to share each book I’m reading on Instagram (complete with a hashtag, #leahreads2014), and then to write about them in groups of three on my blog, is making me inspired to read more. At the … Continue reading
The last three books I read were Anne Murray’s “All of Me,” Lisa Scottoline’s “Meet Me At Emotional Baggage Claim” and Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings.” All of these books I borrowed from the Cape Breton Regional Library. I like how … Continue reading
In one word: yeah!!! In two words: love it. In three words: so much goodness. That picture above is from heading over the Englishtown ferry on my way to North River on Friday. The gala Friday night, featuring a collaboration … Continue reading
“Weather is sweet, makes you wanna move, your dancing feet.” Here’s something fun: the Pumpkin Spice Playlist at A Beautiful Mess (last year’s playlist). There is no Bob Marley on it (who is the artist who inspired the title of … Continue reading
Coming out in October of this year, local speculative fiction publisher Third Person Press is releasing an anthology of ghost stories. It’s called Grey Area, and it features stories by thirteen Cape Breton writers, including myself! I’m proud to say … Continue reading
I first met Bill about five years ago when I decided I wanted to have a writers’ group in Baddeck. I had put up ads around town, including in the credit union, the library and the laundromat. Not long after … Continue reading