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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It happened again this morning – I told someone I get to school and back (North Sydney to Marconi, and back) using the bus. His reaction: “No! You poor thing!” “Honestly, I don’t mind. It works out for me pretty … Continue reading
When Michelle Richards added me to her Facebook group “Artaeology”, I was immediately intrigued. I knew it had something to do with art, old buildings, photography and Cape Breton. Four things that mean so much to me. But what the heck … Continue reading
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
I love when I get to the end of a day that I’ve spent at a conference or something, and I realize, “Whoa! I was too busy today to even read my favourite (three or four) daily blogs!” It’s like … Continue reading
Yesterday I had a few minutes to spare in the morning after an appointment in downtown Sydney. It was a beautiful morning, the sun was bright and the wind was only moderate. So I went for a little walk to … Continue reading
So I’ve been putting off a post about the municipal election, mostly because I haven’t really had the time (or made the time, I guess it depends on your perspective) to think about the municipal election. I find myself wishing … 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
The ninth beach! Almost there! And here is the story of how we found it. My dear friend Mary Beth was visiting on her way home to Newfoundland. She and I were able to spend a rainy Thursday together, as … Continue reading
It was my first time in Lunenburg. My friend Catriona had lived there for three years, several years ago. That’s where she met Auston. He was a cook at Fleur de Sel. She was a cook at Trattoria della Nonna. … Continue reading