Category Archives: Towns + communities

eating local at kiju’s, part 1

Last week I went to a local restaurant, Kiju’s, for a meal. Long story short: delicious! Today’s post is all about the food we ate, and next week on the blog, I’ll share the chat I had with the Executive Chef there, … Continue reading

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quick post Friday

Maduinn mhath dhut! (“Good morning!” Pronounced “Matin va goot”.) This morning I went out in a Zodiac with two fellows, and took pictures of North Sydney’s downtown from the water, for a project I’m working on with the North Sydney … Continue reading

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a brief trip to St. Peter’s

Yesterday I drove down to St. Peter’s, via Highway 4. I think I’ve gone that route maybe once or twice before. Being from Baddeck, I never really got much of a chance to drive it! It’s super pretty, with lots … Continue reading

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A day with Rhonda: Cape Breton Miners’ Museum + more in Glace Bay

This past winter I got an email from a lady in California who was thinking of coming to Cape Breton. She had found my blog by Googling “Cape Breton,” found the blog interesting, and wondered if I could help her … Continue reading

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hungry for some change, a beach

Today I find myself thinking about hunger. Not the issue of having enough to eat, which surely has lots to think about, but the feeling of craving a thing. For example, I’ve been so hungry for the Highlands lately. For their saturated-with-rain, … Continue reading

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life lately / june 19

It’s a super rad life, lately! A trip to St. Ann’s to hang out with my bro, some stuff happening on the job front that I can’t wait to share with y’all (soon!), getting back in the habit of getting a massage, … Continue reading

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one small change

  It’s super cheesy. I know. But it also happens to be absolutely true: The simplest thing, the attitude in my head, completely changes how I see the street I walk on, the sky above me, the people I meet, and … Continue reading

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power in numbers: 100 women who care CBRM

Last night I drove over to Sydney around 5 PM, and drove to the end of Esplanade to the Victoria Park buildings. I parked and went inside to register. I was there for the first meeting of a group called “100 … Continue reading

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CBC Cape Breton is too important to cut!

  This is my little radio, in its place of honour on the windowsill above the sink, this morning, broadcasting true Cape Breton content as I drink my coffee and make my breakfast. CBC Cape Breton, through its hard-working reporters … Continue reading

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and all that jazz!

Sometimes on a Wednesday night a girl just needs to go to fabulous, sparkly musical! After my workday at the Gaelic College ended up at 4:30, I hopped into my car and drove over Kelly’s Mountain, across to Sydney, picked … Continue reading

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