Tag Archives: Baddeck Marine

a celebration

Yesterday at the marina we had a little party. The occasion was that it was forty years since Charles Weaver began operating this business in Baddeck. He started it as “Baddeck Marine and Sports” and over the years it became … Continue reading

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a day in the life / marina

(Also known as, “me turning my boring day-to-day routine into a post!”) (So these pictures aren’t actually in chronological order, but the writing will be. They’re just shots I’ve been taking over the last couple of weeks, thinking to myself … Continue reading

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collage / marina

I used to LOVE to make collages when I was a kid. I remember getting a bunch of Vogue magazines from Susanna Fuller (a neighbour’s daughter who was in her late teens or early twenties – I don’t remember exactly, … Continue reading

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on the dock

After the rain last night, it’s a muggy and windy morning. I went out to the docks to check the boats against my chart and enjoyed the breeze very much. Lots of movement out there today.  

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god only knows what i’d be without you

This morning I woke up in North Sydney, at home. I drank coffee and ate toast and yogurt, and left at 7 am. I drove over Boularderie and Kelly’s Mountain and along the Highway to Baddeck. I arrived at work … Continue reading

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back to my old job

It is both good, and strange, to be back at my previous job for the summer. Good because… they are great people to work with. Good because I get to walk around a lot, or at least stand at the … Continue reading

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how I came to work at a marina

I came to work at Baddeck Marine by chance. You see, I’m not a boater. Even though I grew up in Baddeck, sailing capital of the island, I never took sailing lessons, and never really spent much time out on … Continue reading

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