Barbados reef fish, shot for the pot…

I’d spotted the dive buoy bobbing along the reef line. And a black snorkel occasionally broke the surface.
So I had an idea that someone was spearfishing – hunting down the friends I said hello to every morning…

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The Barbados Richard Branson

The Branson Effect? I’m not too happy about the comparison. After all, my supposed doppelganger is 12 years my senior. But if it amuses the vendors of Barbados, then I’ll just...
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Laff It Off

Bridgetown, New York, London… There’s also no doubt about the quality of the Laff It Off performances – after all, the show tours to New York and London. If you want to see the Bajans let...
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Where’s the monument?

Nelson has pride of place in Bridgetown. Not Mandela of course, but Horatio, the English admiral and hero of Empire.
But I don’t see a monument in Barbados to the many hundreds of thousands, quite possibly millions, of Africans and their descendants who perished on the island through slavery…

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Kellie Cadogan sings Ella Fitzgerald

There are not many places you’ll find a performer confident and skilled enough to follow in the footsteps of the first lady of song. But at the Hilton on Thursday…

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Barbados reef fish, shot for the pot…

I’d spotted the dive buoy bobbing along the reef line. And a black snorkel occasionally broke the surface.
So I had an idea that someone was spearfishing – hunting down the friends I said hello to every morning…

read more

The Barbados Richard Branson

The Branson Effect? I’m not too happy about the comparison. After all, my supposed doppelganger is 12 years my senior. But if it amuses the vendors of Barbados, then I’ll just have to put up with it. “Look, look! It’s Richard Branson,”...

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Laff It Off

Bridgetown, New York, London… There’s also no doubt about the quality of the Laff It Off performances – after all, the show tours to New York and London. If you want to see the Bajans let their locks down, Laff-It-Off is the place. Laff It Off - The Funniest Night of...

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Where’s the monument?

Nelson has pride of place in Bridgetown. Not Mandela of course, but Horatio, the English admiral and hero of Empire.
But I don’t see a monument in Barbados to the many hundreds of thousands, quite possibly millions, of Africans and their descendants who perished on the island through slavery…

read more

Barbados stone sculptures

Mystery surrounds the standing stones of Barbados which have reappeared at Paradise Beach, despite attempts by bureaucrats to pull them down.

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