Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sad Diva Kitty news

I have some sad news to report. Last week I came across the body of one of the Diva Cats. Unfortunately, it appears to be the mother of the youngest kitty. Which means we have had a super sad Diva … Continue reading

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Surprises and Recipe Redo: Macaroni Pie

This morning I got the most wonderful surprise. I was sitting at my computer, working on a resume when I heard a vehicle go by on the street. I didn’t think anything of it, as I’m always hearing vehicles. I … Continue reading

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Weekend Outing: Cheapside Market

Saturday was my big outing of the weekend. And it really was an amazing day. Shortly after 9am, my phone rang: it was Angela. They were running a bit late and would pick me up at 9:45am. Promptly at 9:45, they … Continue reading

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Cricket and New Culinary Experiences: Guineps

  On Friday I hopped on the bus and made my way to Speightstown to check out a different grocery store. A few people had told me that Jordans had better prices than Massey, and on their website, Jordans says that … Continue reading

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It really is a different way of life

Two things happened today that reminded me of the different world I am currently living in. This morning Danny knocked on my door. “Are you ok? Velda tells me you’ve been sick.” I told him that I’d been fighting the … Continue reading

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Why bother knocking?

I must be on the mend if I’m sitting at the computer making a second blog post. However, I just witnessed something that I have been meaning to share for weeks now and if I don’t write about it while … Continue reading

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I am still alive

Whoa…6 days since my last post. And I’d had such grand plans to celebrate 2 months here. I was going to check out a different grocery store. But no…instead I got the flu. Fever, sore throat, aches, chills. I have … Continue reading

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Garbage Strikes and Earthquakes

While the past few days haven’t seen me doing very much exciting stuff (working on a resume and cover letter, fighting another cold), a few things have happened on the island to cause some excitement. For the past week or … Continue reading

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This weekend couldn’t have been more perfect

This weekend has been the perfect mix of productivity and relaxation. Allow me to enlighten you all as to my doings over the weekend. Friday: I was awarded a new contract today to write up a resume, cover letter and … Continue reading

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Keeping Traditional Life Alive

In 2014, over 519 000 visitors came to Barbados (source: The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Authority December 2014 Statistics Report). The island caters to all kinds of visitors: those who live in luxury and stay in places like Sandy Lane, to … Continue reading

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