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Tackling COVID19 the Caribbean way

I’m sure it’s an understatement to say that the year 2020 has been an eventful year – a year our generation will not easily forget. Trending #COVID19 and #coronavirus have dominated the year so far with no end in sight as yet. We were in Grenada at the time it became apparent this was going to go global. Although we […]

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Visiting a touch of paradise…

Sitting in my colourful little sunny garden, enjoying the breeze and jamming to the tunes from my new little flying feathery friends, it got me reminiscing about my recent trip to Carriacou – a true touch of paradise. I mean what else can you do in lockdown other than dream of endless space outside, true freedom and tropical vibes without […]

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The importance of Vitamin C

I think we can all agree that looking after our health especially amidst the COVID19 pandemic is crucial. So this got me thinking about the various ways to look after ourselves during ‘lockdown’ – a new everyday word in our vocabulary. How do you keep your body and mind healthy? I mean how much salad and cucumber can I really […]

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All things cute and cuddly

Soft and cuddly makes the world go round. We all need that #tlc from time to time. When visiting the isle of spice you are guaranteed a variety of cute and cuddlies as well as the more “admire from a distance” kind of wildlife. It all adds to the charm of this island. I use this term loosely as I […]

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Discovering green jewels

Surviving in a crazy, loud, hectic and crowded city makes you really re-evaluate your sanity as you get older. There is only so much late night shopping, drinking, eating and dancing you can do. The novelty of being able to shop for anything you fancy wears off. And there are only some many occasions where being stuck under someone’s armpit […]

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Time flies when you’re having rum

There is something both refreshing and satisfying when sipping your favourite rum, sitting back and just taking in the world. Rum, like whiskey, is so diverse. You can even travel to India and find rum being made there I discovered…..hmmmm my favourite still stems from the Caribbean. Yours? So if you are a rum enthusiast popping along to one of […]

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Pampering island style

After endless stuffy, frustrating commutes, pushing and shoving onto Tubes or Overground trains, involuntarily being welcomed by armpit scents every morning and grumpy faces ready for an argument you finally make it onto the plane travelling to the island of spice, smiles, space and tantalising scents of the ocean, plants and delicious food. You’ve arrived in Grenada! For me returning […]

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Where to stay in Grenada

When planning your holidays nowadays hotels definitely aren’t a given anymore. How on earth did we function without Airbnb right?! So when planning to come to Grenada I was delighted to discover you actually have great choices of where to stay. So which one is better you ask? Well…it all depends on the holiday you are looking for. If it’s […]

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The thing about nutmeg

It has been TOO long since I indulged myself in the world of blogging. With spring well under way and untold efforts to try and eat and live healthy to look radiant for the summer it got me thinking about the value of spices. Grenada, also known as the island of spice, has an abundance to choose from that help […]

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Hidden gem of Grenada

There is something classy and terribly civilised about afternoon tea. Dainty sandwiches, little cakes bursting with sugary and chocolatey delights washed down with fragrant teas that make all the flavours dance on your tongue. It is said this afternoon experience was introduced by Anna Maria Russel in 1840, seventh Duchess of Bedford and incidentally a close friend of Queen Victoria. […]

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Next stop Carriacou

Spoilt for choice is what holiday companies and airlines keep advertising – no matter the season whether you want to fly, sail, take the train or drive; whether you fancy that relaxing beach trip or are more a city slicker and love to explore architecture, history or local cuisine and music vibes…I must agree. This is no different when coming […]

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Afternoon vibes on Sandy island

If you are currently starting to feel the cold autumn breeze setting in and like me are daydreaming about feeling the hot sun on your skin again surrounded by peach and palm trees then please read on. Let me take you on a journey to Sandy Island. Located on the west side of Hillsborough Bay in Carriacou this small island […]

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