A Day Pacing Household Duties With Freelance Work – in Barbados {Video}

Each of our lives has different components but since the question about keeping up with housework and a creative career comes in a lot when others share their aspiration and fears about starting their own business and scheduling, I thought to share what a day looks like. Not every day is the same. In this […]

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A refreshing gathering for creative women – “Sparkle” workshop

Hiya, hope your day was bright and if not, I hope your ‘now’ is light. It’s workshop prep time, with “Sparkle” coming up around the corner on February 24th in sunny Barbados. (insert bright smile here.) One of the many fabulous things about these gatherings is the: vibe of encouragement shared appetite for learning together […]

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A Visit To Ball Park ~ outdoor adventure

It was once a marine park in Barbados, and now is a popular yet refreshingly quiet rehearsal venue for top bands springing from the island. Today at rehearsals with Spice & Co. (for “Barbados On The Water” in Toronto this weekend), I went on a little adventure around the area, and discovered quite a few […]

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๐Ÿ–Š 3 Benefits of writing โœ๏ธ

Hi there, today I’m sharing on something that’s often celebrated after-the-fact. Most authors can identify with the joyful feeling of seeing your words published and printed…to hold your very own book in your hands, brush your palm like a windscreen wiper across the front cover, delicately turn the pages and re-read the back cover more […]

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Finding Serenity moments amidst commercial spaces

One of the things that’s beautiful about Barbados, is how greenery makes up a big part of the scenery, even in commercial areas. Now, whether that’s recognized, appreciated, or celebrated, is a whole other thing, but from observation while along walks and drives around the island, you’ll at some point pass gifts in creation: pretty […]

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Determined to Decorate ~ meet Rowana (creative entrepreneur)

In today’s post, Barbadian event planner and florist, Rowana Sandiford shares a bit of her decor work, inspiration and encouragement. I first met this driven decorator in 2004 while in business training at the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme, and have witnessed the blossoming of her career through the fruit of her gifts. Starting and maintaining a […]

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When you live where some vacation

Browns Beach ๐Ÿ in Barbados. Life on an island means water close by, in some form or another. Oddly enough, ‘Bim’ is noted as a water-scarce island though it’s literally surrounded by an ocean of water, and decorated with (hopefully still) fresh-water springs but we’ll leave that to another post. Today, we’re talking seawater at […]

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Art on the rocks – Part 2

The other side of Barbados. In a quiet and unvisited area on the south east coast, there’s a spot with lots of different types of rocks. Come to think of it, when you walk along any rocky areas along the coasts (mostly south east to north) you’ll find a collage of textures and patterns etched […]

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Outdoor adventure on the east coast of Barbados

  Barbados is a popular travel destination, known for its sunny skies, turquoise waters, history, cricket, RiRi, music festivals, beverages, and more. The island is sliced into 11 pizza slices called parishes, and is an entrepreneurial hub, popular Caribbean wedding destination, home to a diverse population, and a beautiful place to journey around by foot, […]

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