Mangoes for Lunch & a Lesson for Life

One day, I was having lunch at the cosy home of a longtime married couple. The wife and I were in the backyard having a convo over with a big bowl of excellent mangoes, and by excellent I mean – excellent. I’m a bit biased ’cause mangoes are my favourite fruit, but really y’all – […]

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Restaurant review: vegetarian spot in Bridgetown

On the way through town from Upper then Lower Broad Street, across Jubilee Gardens and heading towards the Post Office, there’s a lovely vegetarian spot with great, friendly service and delicious ital food. It’s Roots Reggae Vegetarian Café – a cosy family-owned business upstairs in Cheapside Market. Did you read the first restaurant review of an eco-cafe […]

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Ways to include more greens into meals

Recently, I’ve been having a craving for veggies, whether as salad or steamed as a mini-meal or side dish. Freshly-caught fish is on the menu most of the time these days. I was a vegan for five years awhile ago, and now when the craving for greens hits, it is relentless – and thankfully, healthy. […]

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Homemade lentil patties

Cooking is a wonderful thing. It can be a quiet time of thanksgiving for the food we are being given and joyful anticipation for the meal we are preparing. It can be a celebration to be shared with others and it also serves as a reminder to appreciate what we have, remember those in need, […]

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Gardening is…

One of my favourite things about being in the garden is listening to the beautiful sounds of birds in the morning.  🐦 What about you? We’d love to hear about your gardening journey, and what food or flowers you’re growing. Have you read: Growing cherry 🌶 peppers

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Coconut trees in Barbados (Part 1)

The coconut tree is a wonderful Creation found in abundance in The Caribbean. From the trees, there is drink, food in the form of rich, nutritious and delicious jelly, shade, durable and versatile materials. Art from trees Trees & Flora

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Gifts in the garden

Gardening is meditation in motion and a daily definition of what kindness is. In this outdoor gym, gifts manifest with time, care, sun, rain and the dance of the days. It’s the perfect place to be reminded of the value in patience and giving thanks for the gifts that can grow from seed to food, […]

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