Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Pond Skating

L’Ardoise, Cape Breton Island – Skating on the pond. The ice looks as good as it can ever be, with temperatures well over 0C, bright sunny day and no wind! How lucky are we to have this pond right in our back yard. If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: L’Ardoise Chapel Cove

L’Ardoise, Cape Breton Island – A  day at the beach, but not in our bathing suits. Winter jackets yes. The shore in Chapel Cove was a little rough, a few days after a wind storm of 100+ km/h gusts. If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, located on the southeast Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Winter Sunrise

L’Ardoise, Cape Breton Island – After last week’s spectacular photo of a cold January sunset, I thought I’d post this photo of a stunning winter sunrise for this week’s photo. It was 20 minutes later when the sun peeked over the trees and the dramatic looking clouds turned into soft blue fluff. If you’d like Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Cold January Evening

Lower L’Ardoise, Cape Breton Island – Cold January evening in Lower L’Ardoise. Thank you Blair Landry for another spectacular Photo! I would love to hear the story of this anchor, it sure makes an interesting shot with the sunset in the background. If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, located Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Winter Storm – L’Ardoise

L’Ardoise, Cape Breton Island – The Atlantic ocean is roaring during a winter storm. I set out to take a few shots of the shore, but the only road there was flooded, so I managed to get this shot from behind the house. If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Littlest Lighthouse

Framboise, Cape Breton Island – Thank you Jamie Boulet for sharing another great photo with us! This one Jamie titles it “The Littlest Lighthouse in Framboise”. Awesome job on your photos Jamie, keep on snapping more pictures! Wishing you all beautiful moments and treasured memories in the New Year 2018! If you’d like to keep Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: L’Ardoise Winter Solstice

L’Ardoise, Cape Breton Island – Winter solstice. Yesterday, Thursday December 21st was the shortest day and longest night of the year here in Earth’s northern hemisphere. Did you know the word “solstice” comes from the Latin sol for sun and sistere for standing still? So here we are, starting today (Friday, December 22nd) the sun will be up Read More …

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Canso Causeway Welcome

Port Hastings, Cape Breton Island – Welcome to Cape Breton Island. Almost home from Antigonish, nearing the end of a long day. There’s something about that Welcome sign. If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, located on the southeast shore, check out the Cape Breton Living webcams by clicking on Read More …