Learner Driver – The Finale

Written by: Baldrick   Months have passed since my last post on the driving saga and so you could be forgiven for thinking I had hushed up a third failure, but… Ta-dah! I am delighted to present my driver’s licence. … Continue reading

The Great Equalizer

Written by: Chrissann   Chatter from down the beach wafts my way in the wind. And for just a moment, I imagine I am listening in on a casual talk amongst dogs. “My owner arrives tomorrow.”  “Ours just left. I’m … Continue reading

Learner Driver – Part 1

Written by: Baldrick   When I worked for one of the world’s wealthiest Russians, I often had the pleasure of being escorted by members of the security team when moving to and from the yacht and villa. They can be … Continue reading

When in Rome

Written by: Maura   I recently had my first encounter with a white expat who has adopted a fake local accent. At first, I thought my ears were playing tricks on me. Perhaps she has a speech impediment? But no, … Continue reading

Deliver Me from Hunger

Written by: Sophie   We’ve all been there. The sun somehow finds its way around, through or under your curtains, and pierces through your eyelids, zapping your eyeballs and all of a sudden you are very much awake…and very much … Continue reading

The Closet

Written by: Dillinger   The closet is full to bursting. Though not my closet, which is decidedly bare. The proverbial “closet’”. The one where Martha lives wrapped up in a rainbow scarf, but Arthur won’t let her out. If you ask a … Continue reading

Uninvited Island Roomates

Written by: Ginger   Coming from a cold weather state, I’m accustomed to looking for a certain set of perks in an apartment. I’d comb Craigslist postings, praying to see the words “heat included!” Gym facilities were a major plus, … Continue reading

Where the Chickenosaurus Rules the Earth

Written by: Maura   My adopted home of Tortola is a mere 12 miles long and 3 miles wide and has a population of 23,000 – it very much looks and feels like the land that time forgot. With its … Continue reading

One Love

Written by: Dillinger   I admit it.  I am no longer a booty call. I am having an identity crisis. I run through the possibilities in my mind: Lover? Partner? Girlfriend? Wife? Nothing fits. I don’t really have any real points of … Continue reading

My Life on a Post-Apocalyptic Island

Written by: Chrissann   Closing time. Time for you to go out to the places you will be from.  Move it to the exits. I hope you have found a friend.  – Semisonic   It’s that time of the year … Continue reading