Author Archives: Leah Noble

give it away

  Last week my friend Kelly wrote on her Facebook that she was giving away her books. She wrote out a list of all of them, and each person who wanted to could pick out five. There were like a … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Acroyoga

Last week my friend Jacquie Blanchard shared a couple of rad photos with me in an email. She had been up to the Skyline hiking trail in the Park and ran into some friends of hers doing something called acro-yoga. … Continue reading

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busy busy good life lately

Do you have phases in your life like this, where you’re hopping from one day to the next and the time is just flying? In some ways I love it, and in other ways I hate it. I love having … Continue reading

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‘hyperlocal’ — short stories about Cape Breton neighbourhoods

“Hyperlocal” is a CBC Canada Writes endeavour that asked listeners across the country to write in with short stories about changes in their neighbourhoods. If you go to the website (using the link above), you use a Google-map-like interface to … Continue reading

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Q+A: Bailey Chapman

1. How old are you? I am 20 years old. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving – age, education background, employment background, hobbies, family, etc). I am born and raised … Continue reading

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what Patsy MacKinnon taught me

Yesterday some of my classmates and I went to visit Patsy MacKinnon in her studio in New Waterford. My instructor Heather Kennedy MacIsaac arranged it for us as part of the third semester, this little short bit on the end. … Continue reading

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back to my old job

It is both good, and strange, to be back at my previous job for the summer. Good because… they are great people to work with. Good because I get to walk around a lot, or at least stand at the … Continue reading

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