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…
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,”...read more
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...read more
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…
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…read more
Mystery surrounds the standing stones of Barbados which have reappeared at Paradise Beach, despite attempts by bureaucrats to pull them down.read more
I first came to Barbados aged 18, courtesy of British Airways staff travel. Although we were just a normal, working class family, my father’s job as an aircraft fitter at Heathrow Airport, London, meant I travelled the world in style.read more