Tag Archives: caribbean

Fancy Shirts

Openings, closings, launches: I’ll go to anything where there’s a chance of a few free canapes. And hopefully a glass of bubbly. Eagle-eyed readers will no doubt have often spotted me adorning the society pages of this journal, invariably sporting … Continue reading

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Christmas in Paradise

I once spent Christmas in the Bahamas, on an island called Eleuthera. Eleuthera is over a hundred miles long but never more than a mile or so wide. Its one main road runs along its entire length and at one … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block, Caribbean Style

Some of you may have noticed that I sometimes miss the Friday deadline for a new column on this site. Well, I fully admit this is because on occasions I just can’t think of anything. Or circumstances have conspired to … Continue reading

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Signs of passion

People who write signs (and I myself am known as the King of the Felt Pen Exclamation Mark, as in ’PLEASE wash up!!!’) can’t help getting emotional. It’s their moment on stage as it were and their exasperation often has … Continue reading

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Food

I read with interest the news that Liam Gallagher had called in at the Globe on the way to Glastonbury and ordered chips with gravy and champagne. Followed by more chips and gravy. You really know you have made it … Continue reading

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Domenica

I’m planning to go to Dominica later in the year to recuperate from my impending knee replacement. Annoyingly, my operation, which I have been rattling on about for months, has been postponed. But hopefully by November I will be partially … Continue reading

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Christmas humbug

I’ve told this seasonal story a hundred times but I think it’s worth telling again. I was on holiday on the tiny Caribbean island of Nevis, in the bargain break period leading up to Christmas. I had booked myself on … Continue reading

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