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links loved special edition: Lumiere!

This is the glamourous life of a blogger: taking multiple selfies on a street while people drive by and think you’re a weirdo, in search of the perfect “casually reading the Lumiere guide” shot for posting to Instagram. I say, … Continue reading

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Colin’s painting

Colin Elliott, my boyfriend’s dad, worked as a mechanical engineer his whole working life, starting inĀ England and then coming over to Canada, and then working as a salesperson in machinery. He’s also a talented carpenter, and in his retirement years … Continue reading

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snow spirals

Last week my friend Denise posted this photo (above) on Facebook. She said that a woman named Karen Coleman had made these spirals on her lawn. I posted it onto the Facebook group for this blog (which is here in … Continue reading

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true grit

  Last week one of my instructors, Brian Geary, brought our design class over to CBU’s art gallery. (It’s a five minute walk from the NSCC campus.) We went over to see the show currently in the gallery, “True Grit: … Continue reading

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what Patsy MacKinnon taught me

Yesterday some of my classmates and I went to visit Patsy MacKinnon in her studio in New Waterford. My instructor Heather Kennedy MacIsaac arranged it for us as part of the third semester, this little short bit on the end. … 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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Art Exhibit opening in Inverness – free champagne, cool art!

My good friends George and Cora-Lee Eisses Smith are delightful, entertaining hosts and run monthly “feasts”, or six-course themed dinner parties, in their home in Middle River, which are open to the public by reservation. George, it turns out, is … Continue reading

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