Hi there! I'm Leah Noble, and this is my blog, "Dream Big Cape Breton." This is the space where I share my thoughts, my photographs, and my take on life in Cape Breton.
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(Feel free to think I’m bonkers. I do, half the time!) The background: On the weekend I went to a “Laughing yoga” class at the Green Lotus Studio in Sydney, because I’d heard that laughter is super good for you, … Continue reading
I was feeling like I had painted myself into a corner. Correction, am feeling like that. I mean, with all this talk about “dream big!” and “think positive!”, and “I Heart Cape Breton,” what do you do as the “positive, young-person … Continue reading
First there was Lumiere last weekend, for which I did social media (and posted a bunch of pictures on Facebook here, which you can see even if you don’t have a Facebook account). It was mind-blowing and really fun, and … Continue reading
Lately I’m reconsidering. Re-evaluating, re-viewing, re-thinking. All those “re-” words. This blog, mainly. (Everything else in my life right now is actually just fine as it is.) Thinking, “What am I doing? Why am I doing it?” At the start, … Continue reading
I dig that shit. Also, this.
It’s been hot and quiet at work. Like feels-like-40-with-the-humidex hot. So I’ve given myself permission to take it easy and sit in front of the fan at work these last couple of days. And so that’s how today I came … Continue reading
Today was super warm. Somewhere in the high 20′s, and the Humidex made it feel like low 30′s. That’s a hot summer’s day around here. I walked uptown at lunch time and these are some shots I took with my … Continue reading
“Hyperlocal” is a CBC Canada Writes endeavour that asked listeners across the country to write in with short stories about changes in their neighbourhoods. If you go to the website (using the link above), you use a Google-map-like interface to … Continue reading
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