Author Archives: Leah Noble

Q+A: Angelo Spinazzola

I’ve known Angelo for over ten years now, ever since I used to work for Deanie Cox when she ran her shop “Shape Shift” in North River. My best friends Will and Claire and my brother Mat worked for Angelo … Continue reading

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on the new edge of springtime

A paragraph from one of my favourite books, a paragraph about the glory of springtime that drives me mad with outdoor-fever: “On the new edge of springtime when I stand on the front porch shading my eyes from the weak … Continue reading

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hit the pavement!

It’s gonna be a good day for some of this, I think. It feels so good to get outside for long hours again, doesn’t it? What have you been up to out of doors?  

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the sound of peepers

I ran to the grocery store tonight for a couple of items: Baileys, carrots, yogurt, lettuce. When I walked out of the grocery store I heard peepers, quite loud. It was in contrast to the parking lot, the bright lights, … Continue reading

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beer me!

I finally made it to Big Spruce Brewing! The last time I was there, the brewery building was still a plan on paper. Jeremy held out his arms to show me where the walls were going to be. Then due … Continue reading

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le printemps

I am in need of the springtime. Of le printemps. I am in need of dirt-time. Of spend time outdoors, hearing the birds. Of walking around the garden and seeing new things coming up. Pulling things out too… that’s necessary. Aaahhh… … Continue reading

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Riding the public transit in the CBRM

It happened again this morning – I told someone I get to school and back (North Sydney to Marconi, and back) using the bus. His reaction: “No! You poor thing!” “Honestly, I don’t mind. It works out for me pretty … Continue reading

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