Tag Archives: Baddeck

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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…and the livin’ is easy

Today was super warm. Somewhere in the high 20’s, and the Humidex made it feel like low 30’s. That’s a hot summer’s day around here. I walked uptown at lunch time and these are some shots I took with my … Continue reading

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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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Q+A: Bailey Chapman

1. How old are you? I am 20 years old. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving – age, education background, employment background, hobbies, family, etc). I am born and raised … 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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Gentle Dragons in Baddeck: Money for Farming

If you are a farmer or know a farmer on Cape Breton, who is looking for funding for their enterprise, read this. FarmWorks, an investment cooperative that invests in local agriculture in Nova Scotia,¬†was formed just last year in the … Continue reading

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“Food is not a product but a process.”

  From one of my very favourite books (and authors): “Who can decide? A sucker for seed-catalog prose, I ordered six varieties and planted about a dozen cloves of each. Buried under the soil with a blanket of straw mulch … Continue reading

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