Tag Archives: Barbados

Show and Tell: Interesting Photographs

Since Ottawa is currently under a frostbite warning (we are expecting temperatures of -20C or colder tonight), I decided to look at some of the pictures I took in Barbados. Of course, I remembered most of them (as I have … Continue reading

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Advent Blog Series – Today’s Celebration of Happiness

In an effort to hopefully get caught up on my Advent Blog Series, I am posting a couple of things that made me happy. Today I am happy that I didn’t pass out, throw up, or cry in my job … 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:┬áThe 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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Happy Canada Day from Barbados!

I apologize, I forgot to bring red and white clothes for the occasion. I will admit that today was pretty low key. I didn’t sleep very well last night as I was learning a very important lesson: black-eye peas are … Continue reading

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Lovely morning walks

I love my walks home from Shawn’s place. It is so lovely and peaceful at 7:15am. Even with the traffic going by, everyone heading towards Bridgetown. I’m not normally a morning person, but I have discovered that I love this … Continue reading

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Introduction to Cricket

Last night Shawn introduced me to the sport of cricket. The Caribbean Premier League is currently playing their annual Twenty20 tournament and last night was the match between the Barbados Tridents and the Jamaica Tallawahs. I should point out that … Continue reading

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Catching you up in the world of Kathleen

First, I’d like to apologize to cockroaches everywhere. You are not the creatures of Hell that I thought you were. I have found a new creature to take that honour. My neighbour ended up with a 5-inch long centipede in … Continue reading

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