Category Archives: History

What the heck is “Artaeology”?

When Michelle Richards added me to her Facebook group “Artaeology”, I was immediately intrigued. I knew it had something to do with art, old buildings, photography and Cape Breton. Four things that mean so much to me. But what the heck … Continue reading

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Nollaig Chridheil!

Pronounced: “Nollag creel, agus bleana va oor.” Means: “Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year!” in Gaelic. (Learn more about Gaelic in Nova Scotia here.) Here is an interview from earlier this year, on this blog, with Dawn and Margie Beaton, … Continue reading

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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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