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On launch day for The Jumbies, I’d like to thank…

My mother, who totally believed me when I said I was going to grow up and be a writer at the wise old age of 3, and whose unwavering support is just the most amazing thing I can ever imagine. 787 more words


Some Caribbean Flavor

I have a secret to confess – I really like David Rudder’s calypso music. I know, you’re thinking, “Calypso, really?” But there’s just that great rhythm and his lyrics are entertaining, too. 85 more words


White Beach

This is another great beach scene here at White Beach on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands.

The Poor People's Palace - Antigua and Barbuda

Inandi’s Ireations/THE Poor People’s Palace on Facebook – please do give them a ‘like’ – they opened their doors on November 8th 2013 – serving authentic vegan. 130 more words


Blog - Babylon on a Thin Wire

“Do you know why, although ska is just a beat, a dead simple nagging upbeat, so simple only illiterate Jamaicans can play it, the Rolling Stones never got it right? 515 more words

A weekend in Martinique

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you will already have come across Phoebe. An old school friend, Phoebe and I share a love of travel and a similar childhood, both daughters of British diplomats. 359 more words


Wild Horses

An otherworldly shriek in the dark reminded me I wasn’t home. I woke in the middle of my first night of a long stay on a small island on the Caribbean. 350 more words

(c) Aki Gibbons