Tag Archives: creativity

love what you love

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this phrase: “Love what you love.” I’ve been thinking about how it’s something I’ve really learned as a result of putting myself out there, both in writing this blog, and in following my … Continue reading

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there it was

Yesterday I didn’t write a blog post. This came about because of a combination of not having the time, and also not having anything in particular that I wanted to say. Sometimes I just* feel like wanting to be quiet, on … Continue reading

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four new goals

It’s past the middle of the year now and I’m ready to ditch my first four simple goals and call them done. And, I’m ready to make four new goals! First, an catch-up and an update: Catch-up: This is the post … Continue reading

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Tell me, tell me: crowdsourcing on creativity

Next week (March 25-27), the Cape Breton Centre of Craft and Design is putting on a rad conference in Sydney. (Click here to read my blog post from last week about why conferences are important to take the time to attend, … Continue reading

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Local tunes: Colette Deveaux

For a sweet, low-key Friday, please do enjoy this sweet, low-key music video by Sydney singer-songwriter Colette Deveaux. Videography by the incomparable, imaginative and clever Jenni Welsh. Colette’s voice is haunting, yet sweet, and soothing. Don’t you find? Colette is … Continue reading

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Q+A with Carmel Mikol

Q+A is a regular feature now on Dream Big Cape Breton. These are interviews done over the Internet, via email or Facebook. I send someone 10 questions, then they write back their responses! It’s quicker than an in-person interview, and … Continue reading

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On Intuition, Creativity and Following a Hunch

I’m constantly amazed at the creative process. At how you have to let go (of expectations, of your own plans) in order to let the universe (or God or whatever you call the forces beyond humans) do its part. Because, … Continue reading

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