Category Archives: Towns + communities

the market at the yacht club

I was sitting there, eating my lunch, when the folks sitting at the table with me starting singing a song in Gaelic. My Dad was eating samosas and mango lassi. I was eating German cheesecake. All around me there was … 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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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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“this did not start off fancy” – Growing the Creative Economy

So as I’ve said, NSCC (the school I attend) graciously paid for myself and my fellow Graphic Design students to attend a conference last week. Brilliant move on their part. As it was for anyone who attended the conference, really: … Continue reading

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Conference Day 1

I love when I get to the end of a day that I’ve spent at a conference or something, and I realize, “Whoa! I was too busy today to even read my favourite (three or four) daily blogs!” It’s like … Continue reading

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Ed’s Books and More

Yesterday I had a few minutes to spare in the morning after an appointment in downtown Sydney. It was a beautiful morning, the sun was bright and the wind was only moderate. So I went for a little walk to … Continue reading

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municipal election 2012

So I’ve been putting off a post about the municipal election, mostly because I haven’t really had the time (or made the time, I guess it depends on your perspective) to think about the municipal election. I find myself wishing … Continue reading

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