Author Archives: Leah Noble

From the UK to North Sydney – The Hancocks

Morwenna Hancock and her family moved to Cape Breton from England, intending to stay only a short while on their way British Columbia, but liked it so much they are now putting down roots here. A mutual friend referred Morwenna … Continue reading

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Beer, boards and babies – Jeremy and Melanie White

I met Melanie and Jeremy White at a yoga class last year, and soon began seeing them at the Baddeck Community Farmer’s Market, too. They were enthusiastic when I approached them for an interview, and even traveled to my home … Continue reading

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“It’s amazing what art can do”

Last week I was reading the local paper for Victoria County, the Victoria Standard. There was a piece about the First Nations community Wagmatcook, which is the closest First Nations community to Baddeck, where I live. The piece mentioned a … Continue reading

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Sorrows and joys and the project so far

“We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” – Joseph Campbell The Internet is pretty amazing, hey? I try to think of it not as something alien that’s taking over my life, which … Continue reading

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Here we go.

Welcome to Dream Big Cape Breton. So what the heck is it? At the moment, it is me – Leah Noble – a twenty-something writer, going on a journalistic personal journey over and around the island, to seek out stories. … Continue reading

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