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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Category Archives: Writing
A few days ago, my friend Jocelyn Bethune posted some wonderful photos on her Facebook wall, that Simone Carmichael had taken. I shared one of them in the Dream Big Facebook group, and after that Jocelyn wrote to me to … Continue reading
So almost three weeks ago I went to read my short story “Night Swimmer” at a Seniors’ Lunch. There is a community hall and church in St. Ann’s Bay that holds weekly lunches for seniors in the area, and they … Continue reading
Yesterday I was standing in line at the Super Store. It was a long line so I resisted the urge to take out my phone (because really, I don’t need to check Facebook and Twitter a hundred times a day, … Continue reading
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