Hi there! I'm Leah Noble, and from 2012 to 2014 this was my blog, "Dream Big Cape Breton." I used this space to share my thoughts, my photographs, and my take on life in Cape Breton. I now blog over on my own website, but the archives of this site are all still here!
Dream Big Cape Breton is all about making a good life, and it's about connecting with the community here: check out the interviews I've done with other folks.
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Category Archives: Out West
On Saturday I had a good reason to seek out a coffee – my friend and fellow blogger, Scott McKinney, was on the island! I had never met Scott in person, and he was visiting from his native Minnesota, to … Continue reading
As a graphic design student, I’m constantly thinking about the way things look, and the way they could look, in terms of layout, typefaces, colour, logos, etc. That means that I’m hyper aware of all the design around me in everyday … Continue reading
Lessons learned this trip: When one of your best friends is getting married on the other side of the country, it is definitely worth it to go, even if it’s only for three days, and even if it depletes your … Continue reading
I’m back home after a whirlwind trip to British Columbia for a friend’s wedding. It was so freaking amazing!! (No, I did not do my hair myself. And those are not my feet in those roller skates.) I’ll post more soon … Continue reading
Let’s start off with your background – why did you move to Mabou? What instigated that move? Short answer to both questions: 1) the music 2) Mary Janet MacDonald. Long answer: (First, some relevant background) : I was born in … Continue reading
I’m so happy to have Hannah MacDonald here on the blog as a guest writer. This is the second in a series she’s writing about her move “Out West”. The first piece is here. Although I am almost settled here … Continue reading