Hi there! I'm Leah Noble, and this is my blog, "Dream Big Cape Breton." It's about my life, which is mostly lived on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It's about making a good life, and staying here instead of leaving, as long as that's possible.
It's about random photos, lovely places and appreciating what is here.
Read more on my About page!
- I designed the "I Heart Cape Breton" postcards. Click on the photo above to learn more and to purchase.
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Today at school, Wes Maestro Williams gave a talk! It was super cool. This is a Canadian rapper, actor and author, who has been around since 1989, with the hit “Let Your Backbone Slide.” He talked about how he never … Continue reading
I’ve been in “the cave” a week now. It’s good. Less Facebook (although, yes, you’ll still see me post some things, and pop up here and there – due to the fact that I run the “Dream Big” group on … Continue reading
Last week my teacher, Heather Kennedy MacIsaac, decided to ‘treat’ us in her Design Culture class. We spend so much time on the computer, either researching, or editing, that it’s a real joy to bust out the art supplies and … Continue reading
These days: eat, sleep, design. Repeat. (Above: a screenshot of designing an icon for a class project. I’ll likely share the process in whole at some point here on the blog.)
So as you might have been able to tell from the lack of the posts the last few days, I’m back in school and back “at it.” There is lots to do! Between all the assignments (which always take longer … Continue reading
I also have a post up today over at the blog “Civic Engagement from Local to Global,” which is part of a research study being done by Cape Breton University professor Tanya Brann-Barrett. I wrote about my tips for “making a relationship … 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
Next week (March 25-27), the Cape Breton Centre of Craft and Design is putting on a rad conference in Sydney. (Click here to read my blog post from last week about why conferences are important to take the time to attend, … Continue reading
“The best laid plans” – how does that saying go? Of mice and men, or something? The plans go astray, anyway. No matter how well-laid out. I came through the holiday with the thought, “Once 2013 rolls around I’m going … Continue reading