Furry, Feathered, 4-Legged, No-Legged Citizens of Barbados: Part 1

This Easter break I wanted to take my godchildren sightseeing and after receiving some parental advice, decided on the Barbados Wildlife Reserve for the first excursion. Apart from the reserve’s […]

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Guadeloupe: 24 Hours on the Butterfly

April 7, 2017

Originally written for Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine. Re-printed with permission. This is the story of a girl who happened to be in the right place at the right time when a […]

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Black History Month/Valentine’s Day Mash-up

February 26, 2017

We’ve just ended the month of Black history and Valentine’s Day and rather than add to the discussion about the atrocities of slavery or the commercialized list of ways to […]

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Neglected Dogs Steal Hearts at “Animal Kindness”

It started out as a regular flight home: leave St. Vincent, stop in Union and Canouan Islands, and then on to Barbados. Settled in my seat and ready to dive […]

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Sea Turtles Crossing

Precious and Protected: The Sea Turtles of Barbados

January 11, 2017

Originally written for Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine. Re-printed with permission. One evening as I was nearing the end of my jog on the boardwalk on Barbados’ south coast, I noticed a […]

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How Far We’ve Come in 50 Years, Barbados!

January 7, 2017

On the last day of my mom’s recent visit to Barbados, we were walking to nearby Dover Beach when she started recounting her days at Cable and Wireless (C&W, one […]

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“Need Has No Season”

December 19, 2016

It’s the time for giving (so everyone says) and I felt like writing, so I decided to share a personal experience that encapsulates the title of this post, which is actually a […]

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Good Afternoon from Pirate’s Cove, Barbados

November 29, 2016

My photo sequence of a day at the beach always starts with a picture of my legs stretched out towards the sea. Sand-dried toes silhouetted against blue water curling over […]

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Latin Style Weekend Fiesta in St. Vincent

It was the end of September and finally that most anticipated event on our calendar had arrived: the LPSVG-LPTT Latin Fiesta Weekend, where we hosted our sister school, Latin Passion […]

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Barbados Museum of Parliament and National Heroes’ Gallery

October 11, 2016

The wooden door closes quietly behind me to shroud me in a soft yellow light diffused gently on brown wooden floors and the various “browns” of panels, pin-ups, and “preserves” that […]

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