Cape Breton

Gampo Abbey Turns 30

March 26, 2014
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Thirty years ago, in March of 1984, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche founded Gampo Abbey, a place where Westerners can practice Shambhala Buddhism in a monastic setting. And it’s going strong still. On a blustery morning, after an overnight snowfall, we set out on the long drive to the other side of Cape Breton Island to join […]

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All on a Winter’s Day…..

February 23, 2014

Neither of us has had breakfast yet but we are setting out on our morning snow shoe: The sun is out, the sky a deep blue; some clouds in from the West – better not wait…. …crossing  the pond, now frozen, to the beach, normally accessible by ferry, swimming, or not at all – except […]

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Happy Holidays from Your Friends at Cabot Shores

December 23, 2013
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Hi   Friend, Happy Holidays to You and Yours… We hope you are spending some good times with friends, family and those you hold dear!       Merry XMAS and Happy New Year…. Love from,                       Ruby, Barbara,  Louis & Dr. Paul                         And  Cosmo […]

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7th Annual New Year’s Levee is coming to Cabot Shores

December 11, 2013
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  Above you see Helen Thompson with a new friend at last year’s New Year’s Levee.  Helen was a wonderful, spirited member of the Indian Brook community and at 99, had  a rare sense of elogance in her bearing, quiet energy, and warmth.  And she was always up for the levee or  a concert.  She […]

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Cedar Yurt & Cedar Soaking Tub at Cabot Shores

October 16, 2013
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Imagine the fragrance of fresh cedar as you wake when the sun rises and as you relax in the evening in the graceful circle of a Japanese cedar Ofuro Soaking Tub. Many guests don’t think of the aroma when choosing a place to stay, but it’s a pleasant surprise that delights all our guests. Our […]

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Angelo Spinazzola

Angelo Plays At Cabot Shores

August 21, 2013

 
Angelo Spinazzola will play guitar and harmonica and sing this Saturday at Cabot Shores.
Concert begins at 7:30pm and is sponsored by the Good Health Festival Society. Suggested
donation is $10.
Angelo is known around the area for his original folk and blues music; his most recent full CD is “Beautifully Imperfect”.
Besides his own music, Angelo works with local Mi’kmaq kids on how to write songs and even produce a CD. In fact, he won the Nova Scotia Music Award for Aboriginal Recording of the Year. You can hear some of the “First Nations Songwriting Sessions with Angelo Spinazzola by clicking here.
 
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Pema’s Pema Chodron’s Practicing Peace Birthday Retreat – The 2nd Annual Practicing Peace Birthday Retreat

June 21, 2013
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Pema Chodron’s Practicing Peace Birthday Retreat – The 2nd Annual Practicing Peace Birthday Retreat

Where – With a group at Cabot Shores, Cape Breton Island

When –   Sunday, July 14, 10:00am-4pm

Cost –     Free, donations gratefully accepted;  a portion of donations will go to the Pema Chodron Foundation, another portion will go    to the Good Health Festival Society, and a portion will cover costs.

Please join us for this the 2nd Annual Birthday Retreat to Practice Peace with Pema. Wherever you are, either with friends or by yourself, take some time on this day to join thousands of others around the [...]

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