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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I finally made it to Big Spruce Brewing! The last time I was there, the brewery building was still a plan on paper. Jeremy held out his arms to show me where the walls were going to be. Then due … Continue reading
I am in need of the springtime. Of le printemps. I am in need of dirt-time. Of spend time outdoors, hearing the birds. Of walking around the garden and seeing new things coming up. Pulling things out too… that’s necessary. Aaahhh… … Continue reading
Dancing with a group of women in public for attention to women’s rights and the crisis of violence against women was absolutely incredible. Yesterday I felt buzzed all afternoon! Then I went to see The Vagina Monologues that night. It … Continue reading
The other day in one of our classes we were allowed to make buttons! I stuck the design from a postcard I’m going to be making on one of the buttons – that’s the “I heart CB” one. The … Continue reading
This is a book that I’ll probably end up buying someday. Most of the books that I take out of the library several times over a year end up being books that I buy. It was that way with “Animal, … Continue reading
In this portion of an interview originally published on the Cape Breton University Press blog, Philip Roy, author of Blood Brothers in Louisbourg (CBU Press, September 2012), talks about writing Blood Brothers, creativity and aging, and his associations with Cape Breton. You … Continue reading
The reflected world – what’s in a puddle. You’ll miss these little beauties if you don’t look. It doesn’t always have to be about revelation. Sometimes reflection is OK too. Happy Monday.
Magpie Girl is a blog I follow. She’s an ordained minister who has been called to be more of a magpie, collecting bits here and there, guiding and leading the Formerly Churched, the Fringe Dwellers, the Hybrids. (If this intrigues … Continue reading
If you are a farmer or know a farmer on Cape Breton, who is looking for funding for their enterprise, read this. FarmWorks, an investment cooperative that invests in local agriculture in Nova Scotia, was formed just last year in the … Continue reading