Author Archives: Leah Noble

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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100th post!

Yay! It snuck up on me there, the 100th post. WordPress keeps track, though, and told me I was about to hit the big three digits. So – 100 posts. Six months. Five hundred and eighty-nine members in the Facebook … 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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Slow down. Please, slow down.

The fire siren went off about two hours ago. Our town still has a fire siren that sounds when the fire trucks are called out, and usually it’s a false alarm. I know that, because one of my co-workers is … Continue reading

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Whale Cove yoga

The woman who teaches the yoga class I go to, Faye Chipchase, does this thing in the summer that she calls “Yoga on the rocks”. It’s a free session somewhere near the water that coincides with the full moon. Anyone … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Erika Shea: Savings Websites

A short little post for this short little week: Do you have any favourite money saving websites? Here are a few of mine… this site was mentioned in a comment on the very first Frugal Friday post. Often I … Continue reading

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seasonal work (or, “you do what you gotta do”)

So we’re into July now, and that means that in Baddeck – and, I’d imagine, most other parts of the island – we’re now in the busiest two months of the year. You know that saying about making hay while … Continue reading

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