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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When Michelle Richards added me to her Facebook group “Artaeology”, I was immediately intrigued. I knew it had something to do with art, old buildings, photography and Cape Breton. Four things that mean so much to me. But what the heck … Continue reading
Last week one of my classmates very kindly offered to let me use her Canon Rebel digital SLR camera from now until April, as she’s not in the Photography class and isn’t using her camera much. As I’m still waiting … Continue reading
Lately in some of my classes we’ve been working with shadows. The top photo is of an India Ink illustration we had to do. The specs were: an object in silhouette, with a shadow that is of something different. 8″ … Continue reading
Inspired by Elsie of A Beautiful Mess, last spring I got myself a Bamboo tablet. I didn’t practice with it much until now, though, because I didn’t have a Mac nor did I have Photoshop. Excuses, excuses, I know. Anyway, … Continue reading
What I love about October… …cool mornings and earlier evenings. …leaves turning colour. …Halloween – spooky things, orange and black colour themes, cats and spiders. …Thanksgiving and fall decor – oranges, reds, browns. …Lots of wind that pushes all … Continue reading
The signs are sprouting up everywhere. (These ones are some that I passed on a walk the other day, near my house.) Let’s have some fun with this – take a snapshot or two of an election sign or signs … Continue reading
As you may or may not know, Carol Kennedy passed away this week. I’ve known Carol since I was a little girl, but it really only hit me this week just how much she had inspired me. I hadn’t really … Continue reading
Loving the shadows on the floor of the marina. (I am there a lot. Many twelve-hour shifts.) Trying to appreciate every little bit of time I do get with my boyfriend, who lives on the Northside, and who I don’t … Continue reading