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
There’s a chance this month (January 2017) to see some of the island’s best female vocalists at the Honey Jazz Barbados festival.read more
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…
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