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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Basically… it was really fun. I got asked to sign a bunch of books. I got to eat some delicious treats. My boyfriend and his family came out to the library on a weeknight to listen to people reading stories (you may not … Continue reading
In one word: yeah!!! In two words: love it. In three words: so much goodness. That picture above is from heading over the Englishtown ferry on my way to North River on Friday. The gala Friday night, featuring a collaboration … Continue reading
“Weather is sweet, makes you wanna move, your dancing feet.” Here’s something fun: the Pumpkin Spice Playlist at A Beautiful Mess (last year’s playlist). There is no Bob Marley on it (who is the artist who inspired the title of … Continue reading
It’s funny how life goes. How things happen, and when we’re in the moment they don’t seem like much, but then they take on significance after the fact. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about something that happened earlier this … Continue reading
Coming out in October of this year, local speculative fiction publisher Third Person Press is releasing an anthology of ghost stories. It’s called Grey Area, and it features stories by thirteen Cape Breton writers, including myself! I’m proud to say … Continue reading
I first met Bill about five years ago when I decided I wanted to have a writers’ group in Baddeck. I had put up ads around town, including in the credit union, the library and the laundromat. Not long after … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I thought Adam and I might be going to Chicago for a weekend. I was telling my Dad about this, and about how much I wanted to go see that city where my honey grew up. … 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
I have the great pleasure of sharing a short excerpt from a just-released book of short stories by Nicole Dixon. Nicole lives in New Waterford, and is the electronic resources librarian at Cape Breton University. She launches this book tomorrow … Continue reading