Category Archives: Towns + communities

Q+A with Emily Chafe and Steve Rankin

1. Name, age, where you live? Emily Chafe, 27, Glencoe. Steve Rankin, 30, Glencoe. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplants? (And however much biographical info you feel like giving.) I (Emily) was raised in Port Hawkesbury and Steve … Continue reading

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multitude monday / sep 29

My friend and former design classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.”   She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me oh-so-happy. Let’s … Continue reading

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links loved special edition: Lumiere!

This is the glamourous life of a blogger: taking multiple selfies on a street while people drive by and think you’re a weirdo, in search of the perfect “casually reading the Lumiere guide” shot for posting to Instagram. I say, … Continue reading

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multitude monday / sept 21

My friend and former design classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.”   She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me oh-so-happy. Let’s … Continue reading

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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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