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Current Rock of Residence:

Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Island Girl Since:

2007

Originally Hails From:

Scotland

Morna left the UK in 2007 to travel around Central and South America “just one last time”. She has been addicted to rocks every since. Deciding to become a diving instructor on a whim will do that to you. When not enchanting divers with the glory of the underwater world, you will find her blogging for beer money…which is an awful lot of blogging. She lives with her husband – a fellow rock lover – and her beloved rescue dog on the smallest blip of an island in Mexico, their mode of transport being golf cart or BMX bicycle with trick pegs. She truly believes you can live anywhere in the world if you have a coffee mug, Garam Masala, and a decent wine glass.

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Sunkissed Christmas

Sunkissed Christmas

This year I’ll be celebrating my 11th Christmas on this beautiful island and my main goal for this holiday season is to make the perfect sand-snowman. I can assure you that this is a task far more difficult than Pinterest or Instagram would have you believe. Last...

Christmas on Saba

Christmas on Saba

It’s quiet out. And dark. The colourful street lights are up in each of the four villages of Saba, Chris Rea’s Driving Home for Christmas is playing, the tree is up, half hiding the presents underneath and the house smells of home-made cooking. It’s Christmas time...

In Praise of Real Food

In Praise of Real Food

Island food culture is a wonderful riot, to be savoured and enjoyed. When we first came on island I was surprised by the food fusion between American, British and Caribbean fare. You would easily find an overblown pot of peanut butter alongside a similar-sized jar of...

How To Be An Annoying Tourist

How To Be An Annoying Tourist

The cruise ship horns are blasting. The streets are bustling with wide-eyed people donned in Hawaiian print. The smell of aerosol sunscreen spray fills the hot tropical air and stings your eyes. This can only mean one thing...peak tourist season is upon us. The...

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