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Old Jan 15th 2008, 3:08 pm
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Thank you to everyone that responded to my previous message - unfortunately that thread has now been closed. As I said I'm still at the beginning of my application. I've read much of this site and have decided that Nova Scotia is probably the best place for me, mainly due to the milder climate. I've looked at lots of different towns but it is very hard to get an idea of a place from a few pictures.

I'm a townie, so don't want to live out in the sticks. I've lived near to the sea for most of my life so would prefer a place like that, and finally I am really into Drama so would have to be in an area with a local drama society. If anyone knows of a town that may fit this description please get back to me. I know that work will also play a large part in where I settle but if I find a suitable town I can start looking.

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Ontheboatout will soon be around to tell you the north shore is were you are going to live.

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Thank you to everyone that responded to my previous message - unfortunately that thread has now been closed. As I said I'm still at the beginning of my application. I've read much of this site and have decided that Nova Scotia is probably the best place for me, mainly due to the milder climate. I've looked at lots of different towns but it is very hard to get an idea of a place from a few pictures.

I'm a townie, so don't want to live out in the sticks. I've lived near to the sea for most of my life so would prefer a place like that, and finally I am really into Drama so would have to be in an area with a local drama society. If anyone knows of a town that may fit this description please get back to me. I know that work will also play a large part in where I settle but if I find a suitable town I can start looking.

Thanks very much

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If you want a decent sized town by the sea you are pretty much restricted to the HRM which has quite a good "am dram" scene, throughout both Halifax & Dartmouth check out http://www.where.ca/halifax for links
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Thank you to everyone that responded to my previous message - unfortunately that thread has now been closed. As I said I'm still at the beginning of my application. I've read much of this site and have decided that Nova Scotia is probably the best place for me, mainly due to the milder climate. I've looked at lots of different towns but it is very hard to get an idea of a place from a few pictures.

I'm a townie, so don't want to live out in the sticks. I've lived near to the sea for most of my life so would prefer a place like that, and finally I am really into Drama so would have to be in an area with a local drama society. If anyone knows of a town that may fit this description please get back to me. I know that work will also play a large part in where I settle but if I find a suitable town I can start looking.

Thanks very much

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I guess your best bet would be to live in either Halifax or Dartmouth, they will have both of what you want.
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I guess your best bet would be to live in either Halifax or Dartmouth, they will have both of what you want.
Halifax. If you are a "townie" you will probably find everywhere else too small. Its on the sea (harbour) and has a fairly good arts and culture scene going on.
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I would say Halifax area would be best for you too
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[QUOTE=Daisyboo;5791378]Thank you to everyone that responded to my previous message - unfortunately that thread has now been closed. As I said I'm still at the beginning of my application. I've read much of this site and have decided that Nova Scotia is probably the best place for me, mainly due to the milder climate. I've looked at lots of different towns but it is very hard to get an idea of a place from a few pictures.

I'm a townie, so don't want to live out in the sticks. I've lived near to the sea for most of my life so would prefer a place like that, and finally I am really into Drama so would have to be in an area with a local drama society. If anyone knows of a town that may fit this description please get back to me. I know that work will also play a large part in where I settle but if I find a suitable town I can start looking.

Thanks very much

You might look at Bedford too. There is a drama group there
http://www.bedfordplayers.ns.ca/
You have the Bedford Basin close by too.
Are you sure you've checked out NS enough though? Your comment about the milder climate worried me. It's pretty cold here at the moment and we had quite a bit of snow again yesterday.
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You might look at Bedford too. There is a drama group there
http://www.bedfordplayers.ns.ca/
You have the Bedford Basin close by too.
Are you sure you've checked out NS enough though? Your comment about the milder climate worried me. It's pretty cold here at the moment and we had quite a bit of snow again yesterday.
Yeah, its milder in winter than Alberta and Ontario but still down to -15 fairly often. Vancouver is really the place for mild winters.
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Ontheboatout will soon be around to tell you the north shore is were you are going to live.

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North Shore, or not the North Shore, that is the question....to die, to sleep, to sleep, perchance to dream....of fair Tatamagouche.

Definitely, the North Shore is where you should be!

Warm ocean, sunshine and drama, arts and culture in Tatamagouche. A new building at The Creamery Square is being built especially for it.

http://www.creamerysquare.ca/performingarts/

If you send me a private message I can give you a contact who is the Chair of the Arts and Drama Group.

http://www.tata.ns.ca/ is the town website.
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North Shore, or not the North Shore, that is the question....to die, to sleep, to sleep, perchance to dream....of fair Tatamagouche.

Definitely, the North Shore is where you should be!
Told you he'd be here
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Told you he'd be here
Took over 12 hours though. Losing interest I think. (no offence intended boatie)
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Nah forget NS and come to St John's, NL instead. More sea than you can possibly ever want, thriving arts and cultural community, friendly people yada yada. Think out of the box and onto the Rock!
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Told you he'd be here
Yes, no NS thread is complete these days without that invitation to send a PM to Onthetake
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Yes, no NS thread is complete these days without that invitation to send a PM to Onthetake

Perhaps he is applying for a job with the Chamber of Commerce! Or better yet the Tourist Bureau!

Actually the North shore is a very nice area, very pretty as well so I can see why he loves it.
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I hope you find the link useful Daisyboo.

http://www.creamerysquare.ca/performingarts/
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