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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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
Magpie Girl is a blog I follow. She’s an ordained minister who has been called to be more of a magpie, collecting bits here and there, guiding and leading the Formerly Churched, the Fringe Dwellers, the Hybrids. (If this intrigues … Continue reading
…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
For a sweet, low-key Friday, please do enjoy this sweet, low-key music video by Sydney singer-songwriter Colette Deveaux. Videography by the incomparable, imaginative and clever Jenni Welsh. Colette’s voice is haunting, yet sweet, and soothing. Don’t you find? Colette is … 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
1. What’s your age? Margie and I are in our latter 20s….two old cailleachs! 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving). Cape Breton born, raised and rooted, all the way. We’re … Continue reading
Kelly MacArthur’s Cape Breton roots run deep. Daughter of a long line of Scottish descendants, she unabashedly loves every part of the Celtic culture. As she’ll tell you in this Q+A, she runs MacArthur School of Dance, in Sydney, which … Continue reading