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Sea Grape Festival Kicks Off Blacktip Island Summer

Blacktip Islanders will welcome summer Saturday with the 43rd Annual Sea Grape Festival at Club Scuba Doo resort.

“Sea grapes were the difference between life and death in Blacktip’s early days,” island historian Smithson Altshul said. 411 more words


The Fiend

In that golden glow of early Saturday morning light he stares into her eyes, dark, dark blue like a moody sky, they remind him of that lyric in that Guns n’Roses song, the one with the girl of eyes of the bluest skies, as if they thought of rain, and her narrow face framed by hair yellow as fire. 207 more words


Blacktip Codex Could Be Lost Gospel

The discovery Thursday of a 600-year-old bound and illuminated religious text, dubbed the Blacktip Codex, sent shockwaves through the Caribbean island’s religious and academic communities. 450 more words


Reenactors Stage Sea Battle To Aid Blacktip’s Seamen

Blacktip Island history buffs will take to the sea Saturday for the 23rd Annual Battle of Salamis Reenactment benefiting the Tiperon Island Retired Seaman’s Guild. 414 more words


Loss: a short story

He stands naked in front of the tall mirror, the kitchen scissors in one hand, his testicles held gently in the other. 795 more words


The Time I Met The Master

I remember it very well. I was four years old. I had gotten bored of waiting for my parents as they leafed through second-hand books in one of the marquee tents and had wandered off. 892 more words


Blacktip Divemaster Creates Island Superhero Team

Blacktip Island divemaster and amateur cartoonist Finn Kiick has published a serialized graphic novelette featuring a team of costumed crusaders on a small Caribbean resort island. 451 more words