Category Archives: Barbados

My first encounter with Barbados Green Monkeys

On¬†Out an About, a blog I follow, I recently read a post about a Kookaburra visiting that ¬†reminded me of the first time Mom and I went to Barbados in 2009 and were visited by some of the local wildlife. … Continue reading

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161 days gone…or See you later, Barbados

It is currently 5:54pm on October 25th. Tomorrow at 12:15pm, I will be picked up to make my way to the airport and get on a plane back to Canada. In the past, I have always left a piece of … Continue reading

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Things I will miss

What I miss about Canada: Hot showers whenever I want Laundry washed in a washing machine, whenever I want My friends: Allison, Helene, Megan, Robin Grandma and Audrey People being close to on time What I will miss about Barbados: … Continue reading

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Extremes of Customer Service in Barbados

Over the past 6 years, I have found that customer service in Barbados is at a very different standard than back home. Frankly, it’s almost non-existent. If you need help in the grocery store, good luck. Restaurant service is painfully … Continue reading

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Recipe: Fish Cakes Attempt #2

Tonight I had a craving for fish cakes. And while the first ones I made tasted really good, they weren’t fluffy and soft like the ones you get in restaurants here. So I decided to try another recipe. This time … Continue reading

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Recipe: Breadfruit Pie with Tuna

A couple of weeks ago, I got talking to Mrs. Jones (Wanda’s lovely 87 year old grandma). Mrs. Jones has lived in Brooklyn, NY for many years and only returned to Barbados about 10 years ago. She has such a … Continue reading

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Making the most of the weekends I have left here

So much for blogging every day. But my case of “the sniffles” turned into a cold. Full-blown with a lovely cough, sneezing, feeling blah and crappy. Shawn also had it, as did his roommate, several people he works with and … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s sky events and making the most of every day I have left here

Boo-urns. I’m not sure if it’s another cold, or allergies, but my nose is a bit sniffly, and I have another stupid cough. However, with only 28 days left in my happy place (for this round), I am dedicating myself … Continue reading

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Today I was close to luxury

I spent my morning hanging out at the beach behind Port St. Charles – an uber swanky address with its own port and helipad! Apparently the starting price for these places is $5 million US. I think sitting on the … Continue reading

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I put my toes in the Atlantic Ocean today

After Friday’s fiasco, the rest of the weekend ended up being pretty decent. For the most part. But in this blog post, I am only going to focus on the fun, positive stuff I did. Saturday: Linda and I went … Continue reading

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