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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So as I’ve said, NSCC (the school I attend) graciously paid for myself and my fellow Graphic Design students to attend a conference last week. Brilliant move on their part. As it was for anyone who attended the conference, really: … Continue reading
Let’s go beyond buzzwords to the real stuff of life. To food, to happiness, to being able to make a freaking honest living here on the island we love. OK, you say, that’s a dream, but how do you get there? … Continue reading
If you are a farmer or know a farmer on Cape Breton, who is looking for funding for their enterprise, read this. FarmWorks, an investment cooperative that invests in local agriculture in Nova Scotia, was formed just last year in the … Continue reading
A local non-profit organization that does amazing work is having a fundraising event next week, and I’d like to help spread the word. When: Thursday, October 25th, Cocktails from 6:30 to 7pm. Dinner at 7 pm. Where: Flavor 19 at the Lingan … Continue reading
Just in case you need inspiration for a Halloween costume! I just love these shots. I especially love that the Cape Breton Zombies were so polite that they used the sidewalk! This event was on October 6th. Thanks to Jay McNeil … Continue reading
The Bandshell Players are a group of volunteer thespians who put on “Shakespeare in the Park After Dark.” Their first production was A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in June, and their second production is running this weekend: Macbeth, the spooky play … 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
Whew!! What a weekend. Later on this week, I’ll be sharing a longer post about how the 2012 Cabot Trail Writers Festival went, with lots of pictures and description. For now, it’s Monday morning, I’m back at school (driving out … Continue reading
I am so frigging excited for this weekend, you guys. The Cabot Trail Writers Festival – get your tickets here! – is something I’ve been working on, along with Gary, Jeannette, Mary Ann and Loreto, all year. And this weekend … Continue reading