Beach Culture In Barbados & Beyond | A Visit To AcTioN Island & Conversation with Brian Talma, International Surfer from The Caribbean

When an artist launches a career without comprising the essence of who they are, it becomes something beyond a business; it’s a way of life. That was clear as we walked through the open entrance and were met with the sun-bronzed back of Brian Talma watching the waves while waiting for us to arrive. In the background was […]

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A Cabin In The Countryside of Barbados | Talking Trees | AirBnb Review | VLOG

Sweet sunrises Birdsong melodies Lush greenery Beautiful scenery Daily rain showers Refreshing breeze At Talking Trees – a comfy, cosy cabin in the country.  I used to live in a village near here for years, but this particular part of “the farmers’ parish” in the countryside of Barbados where my sistren’s house is, offers a […]

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Walking Through Bridgetown (In September 2020)

Bridgetown – the capital of Barbados. To say that Bridgetown looks, feels and is a lot different from just a few months ago, is an understatement. If you’re somewhere else on the map, I figure the same goes for whatever the capital is wherever you are. For obvious reasons at this time, the well-known shopping […]

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7 Peaceful Things To Do On A Tropical Rainy Day | Barbados

Rainy days can be so relaxing. Find so too? Not those power-washing, tree-grabbing showers that come with stormy weather, but the light yet present rain that cools an otherwise baking day. You know – the one with a breeze that makes you get up and go close the windows on one side of the house. […]

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The Work From Home Lifestyle (encouragement)

Is working from home something new for you? It was an expected lifestyle for many before it grew into a trend and most recently, a nationally recommended and socially appealing option.

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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 and mini-golf spot. 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 […]

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🖊 3 Benefits of writing ✍️

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 🏝 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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