Tag Archives: Cape Breton

river girls (and boys)

Yes, the water really is that clear. I took this shot with my iPhone and then ran it through an Instagram filter – maybe Valencia? Just to perk the colours up a bit. But that river doesn’t look a lot … Continue reading

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it’s the weekend!

I think our plan is to go camping by a river (not this one – this one is the Baddeck River, snapped last month). But, who knows – plans change pretty fast around here, depending on our mood,  how busy … Continue reading

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10 Beaches/2012: Gabarus and Fourchu

It’s getting to be kind of funny, that every time I have a day off and have time to get to a beach, it’s overcast or raining. Funny, or annoying, depending on whether I feel lighthearted or not. Anyway, it … Continue reading

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Protocase Part II: Q+A with Doug Milburn

Last week I posted a photo tour of Protocase, Inc, a Sydney-based manufacturer of custom electronics enclosures. This is a Q+A with the co-owner of that company, Doug Milburn. 1. What’s your age? Hmmm … I’m in my forties now.  … Continue reading

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Q+A with Kelly MacArthur

Kelly MacArthur’s Cape Breton roots run deep. Daughter of a long line of Scottish descendants, she unabashedly loves every part of the Celtic culture. As she’ll tell you in this Q+A, she runs MacArthur School of Dance, in Sydney, which … Continue reading

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Local Businesses: Protocase, Part 1

Just to give you an idea of how backed up I am in turning raw material (photos, written interviews, etc) into actual blog posts, I visited Protocase for this piece back in March. Yikes! Although, maybe with such a vibrant, … Continue reading

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Growing hops in Nyanza: The Kilted Moose

Do you remember my first interview, all the way back in February? It was with Jeremy and Melanie White, who had moved here from Vancouver and Montreal (via Nicaragua), bought an old farmhouse and farm property, and were working on … Continue reading

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