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Whats Happening: July Edition- Hubbards & Surroundings

A hidden gem of our province, 45 minutes from Halifax is Hubbards- a community on St. Margarets Bay.  For the month of July, this small community has an event for just about everybody. Starting on July 8th, watch movies under the stars at the Hubbards Amphitheatre, located at the Hubbards Community Waterfront Park.  The Hubbards […]

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Unique Beaches in Hubbards and Area

The 10 Beaches             Starting in Black Point and ending in East River, the 10 sandy beaches surround all of Hubbards and Area. Arrive early to find a spot on the beach on a hot day,  it is worth the trip finding your perfect beach. The beautiful scenery might have you driving all the way to East […]

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Sea Treasures, Gold, and Mystic Caves: Part 1

This past weekend, I went on an adventure with my family to The Ovens Natural Park. Check-in at our cabin wasn’t until 4pm so we decided to go to a beach in the area, having lived in Nova Scotia for a decade and rarely straying from our favorite spots my family, and I decided it […]

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The Sand Dollar: A Symbolic Shell

Sand dollars are one of the ocean’s precious gems. Everyone seems to be fascinated by their intricate pattern and the delicate nature of these shells. Many of us have memories collecting them at the beach. But few have actually ventured to break them open as their beauty seems to be better admired than destroyed. This […]

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Seagull and Yarn

“Well, won’t the fishermen be surprised when they catch a lobster wearing a sweater!”

My name is Hillary Dionne and I am a nature photographer. I also do a bit of photographic work for a great friend of mine; a woman well known in knitting circles far and wide … the colourful Lucy Neatby.  She dreams up a pattern, knits it and then brings it to me to photograph […]

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Beach in Hubbards, NS

What’s That Big Yellow Thing in the Sky?

Saturday June 1st was the first hot sunny day of many to come, thus sparking optimism that summer had finally begun.  Like many others, I too made the decision to celebrate the beginning of summer at the beach.  With childlike anticipation, I jumped into my jeep and began the scenic drive out of the Head […]

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