Author Archives: Leah Noble

short post // exercise

I heard someone once say, “Exercise is the most under-used anti-depressant.” With each step, I think, “Everything is going to be OK, everything is going to be OK.” And, it is.

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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

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this week

I’ve been in “the cave” a week now. It’s good. Less Facebook (although, yes, you’ll still see me post some things, and pop up here and there – due to the fact that I run the “Dream Big” group on … Continue reading

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into the cave

Last week my teacher, Heather Kennedy MacIsaac, decided to ‘treat’ us in her Design Culture class. We spend so much time on the computer, either researching, or editing, that it’s a real joy to bust out the art supplies and … Continue reading

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about the Twitter conversation with Carman Pirie

On Monday I was checking out the Twitter feed of a Halifax-based web designer whose work I admire, Carman Pirie of Kula Partners. As I was scrolling through, I saw a tweet he wrote where he said, The country is … Continue reading

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six movies, four containing Hugh Grant

In no particular order: Bridget Jones’ Diary Bridget Jones 2: The Edge of Reason Sense and Sensibility Four Weddings and a Funeral Admission I Give It A Year In other words, it was a glorious weekend. Much needed. Will be … Continue reading

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book launch + office thoughts

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

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