Hi there! I'm Leah Noble, and this is my blog, "Dream Big Cape Breton." It's about my life, which is mostly lived on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It's about making a good life, and staying here instead of leaving, as long as that's possible.
It's about random photos, lovely places and appreciating what is here.
Read more on my About page!
- I designed the "I Heart Cape Breton" postcards. Click on the photo above to learn more and to purchase.
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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
*For a long time I thought “orientate” was a made-up word, the kind of goofy bureaucratic language some folks use. But no, it is in the dictionary. Yesterday was my last day at the marina. I worked til noon, then … Continue reading
My Grandpa, Paul Noble, passed away last month. He was 91 years old. His dear wife Isabel had passed on five years before and at the time we all expected he would be right after her. But, he wasn’t. He … Continue reading
A getaway is good. Even if the concert gets cancelled, the power goes out a lot, the heat is nearly unbearable and the hotel just isn’t that great. It’s still a getaway. It’s still a new place, some time … Continue reading
These pictures aren’t in any order. On travel: despite having done a fair bit of travel, big cities always surprise me with just how many people there are. Is it because I’m from a small town and a small island? … 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
We all have to get around. It’s a fact of life. Especially in this day and age, when so many families are spread out all over the country, getting around is a big part of our lives. We fly, drive, … Continue reading