Category Archives: Education

learning my lessons

The images are actually much larger, so if you want to see what my screen looks like when I’m ¬†working in these programs (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign), click on the image and it will open in a separate tab. … Continue reading

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Q+A with Vince Forrestall

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

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Park it

I leave earlier than I have to each day mainly to score a good parking spot. Most of the classes at NSCC start at 8:30 am, whereas mine doesn’t start til 9:30, so if I were to get there just … Continue reading

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Feeling moody

  In my Introduction to Web Design class we’re designing a website. It can be anything we want, including a re-design of an existing website, so I’m taking this chance to redesign this blog, Dream Big Cape Breton! (You won’t … Continue reading

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I can’t get enough of…

…Jenn Grant’s new album. I listen to it on repeat while I’m working on school stuff, which is more and more these days. I go in early and work, and then I stay after class and do more work. I’m … Continue reading

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Back To School at 28: So far, so good!

I’ve been in school a week now and so far, so good! I love that I’m in school to learn about things like typography, art, design, the history of design. These are all things that had been secret and not-so-secret … Continue reading

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Going back to school at 28

Next week I’ll be going back to school. I’m 28, and the last time I was in a classroom was early 2007. I left university in my third year of a Bachelor of Arts degree. At the time, I didn’t … Continue reading

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