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Current Rock of Residence:

St. Lucia

Island Girl Since:

2012

Originally Hails From:

Kenya

Janet’s constant itchy feet have (she thinks) finally brought her and her husband to her final home, St. Lucia. Born and brought up in Kenya, she moved with her family to Zimbabwe, South Africa, then finally flew the nest and ventured to England. After many years of bearing the cold, gloom, and rain (not very well), she managed to persuade her landscaper husband that living near the equator was where they should end up. They finally moved to St. Lucia after completing their house in November 2012.

Living in a small fishing village in the rustic south of the island, there is never a day that goes without something happening, sometimes sad, but more often funny. Dull and boring are two words that could never be used to describe anything around the village. She truly feels she has returned to an Africa away from Africa!

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