Tag Archives: Cape Breton

risk takers: jenni welsh

I’m starting a new interview series on the blog. I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (A job? Where? My own business? … Continue reading

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book report

The last three books I read were Anne Murray’s “All of Me,” Lisa Scottoline’s “Meet Me At Emotional Baggage Claim” and Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings.” All of these books I borrowed from the Cape Breton Regional Library. I like how … Continue reading

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shovel, sleep, repeat: the holidays continue

Although I love the program I’m in at NSCC, I am also loving having a break from it for three solid weeks. Even though much of that time I am shovelling – we’ve easily had a few feet of snow … Continue reading

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the holidays so far

I’m definitely not one of those folks who decorates every room of the house for Christmas and has a tree in several rooms and a colour scheme and all that (but if you are, more power to you!), but I … Continue reading

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six movies, four containing Hugh Grant

In no particular order: Bridget Jones’ Diary Bridget Jones 2: The Edge of Reason Sense and Sensibility Four Weddings and a Funeral Admission I Give It A Year In other words, it was a glorious weekend. Much needed. Will be … Continue reading

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book launch + office thoughts

Basically… it was really fun. I got asked to sign a bunch of books. I got to eat some delicious treats. My boyfriend and his family came out to the library on a weeknight to listen to people reading stories (you may not … Continue reading

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Yesterday I took a walk in the field near our house, and I came upon some sorrel. My mother introduced me to this plant when I was a kid and I love its sour, tangy taste. I crouched down and … Continue reading

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