Rock Fever: An Island Ditty

Written by: Chrissann               Everything is annoying me and taking too damn long. I’ve lost every scrap of patience; I think I know what’s wrong. It happens when I’ve been trapped here, on this … Continue reading

My Two Rocks

BVI beach

Written by: Maura   For the last three months, I’ve been on hiatus from my life in the British Virgin Islands and have swapped my tropical rock of Tortola for my home rock of Ireland. I had been away from … Continue reading

The #1 Island Rule That Will Keep You Sane

Written by: Melissa B   One surefire way to make yourself crazy living on an island is to spend your time trying to understand why things happen the way they do around here. More often than not, it is a … Continue reading

The Wrath of Island Karma

Written by: Melissa B   I have always maintained a moderate belief in karma. I mean, I wasn’t superstitious about it or anything, but it was comforting to think that your good deeds would eventually pay off and that the … Continue reading

6 Guys Who’ll Try to Sex You in the Virgin Islands

(Depending on your level of sobriety and how recently you’ve been laid, they might very well succeed.) Written By Ashley   Seeing as that I’ve had a weakness for men since toddlerhood, I’ve managed to do my share of dating … Continue reading

My Midwestern Corolla’s Transformation into an Island Vehicle. One Parking Snafu at a Time.

Written By Ashley   It took me a little while to learn how to properly maneuver my car (brought from MN) on the roads of St. Thomas. Some would say that I still have a ways to go before achieving … Continue reading

Fleas and Ticks Jump Everywhere

written by: ashley   Never did I expect to be the kind of gal who de-ticks dogs with her bare hands. Having always been the squeamish of the squeam when it comes to creepy crawlies, I still cannot kill a bug … Continue reading

Rookie Move

Written by: Sarah H   I would like to think that after residing here on the rock for a little over a year, I have most of the important things down. Things like knowing what days to steer clear of … Continue reading

When You Own It, the Happiness Will Surround You

Written by: Ashley   Island shopping often falls under the category of scavenger hunt. It can even turn into quite the adventure, depending on what you’re looking to buy. (Like the time I was led on foot by strangers through … Continue reading

The Bodyguard

Written by: Dillinger   From an early age, I’ve been a freak magnet. It’s genetic. My Father is a freak magnet too.  Leave either one of us alone in a public place for more than a few minutes and some … Continue reading