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“Ideas Powered by Passion” – Why Rural Matters

It starts by writing. This is me in the Toronto Airport last week. It was the day before I was to give a short speech as part of “Ideas Powered by Passion”, in Sydney, and before the flight I was … Continue reading

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Sydney Poet Jesse Ferguson – “Ovation”

April is National Poetry Month. You can read more about it here at the website of The Academy of American Poets, but what you need to know, basically, is that it is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by … 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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“I write this for you!”- The Project So Far – March 2012

So we’re two months into the “Dream Big” journey. I started the blog in January and it’s now March. Time for another update! When I started this blog, I used that word – “journey” – with the thought that the … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times – A Trip to North Shore

Last Friday I had to drive from my home in Baddeck to Wreck Cove for a meeting. I’m on the board of directors for the Cabot Trail Writers Festival, and myself and another board member are working on a project for the … Continue reading

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Here we go.

Welcome to Dream Big Cape Breton. So what the heck is it? At the moment, it is me – Leah Noble – a twenty-something writer, going on a journalistic personal journey over and around the island, to seek out stories. … Continue reading

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