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Take a scroll through an endless summer of island life posts below:
There comes a time in every islander's life when you have to take a long, hard look at the people around you, and what they mean to you. Power cuts are particularly good for these periods of self-reflection. As the house starts to heat up and the food in the fridge...read more
In our home, "winning the internet" means one of us has found a flight from Saint Lucia that we deem not ridiculously expensive. We have quite literally flown through Canada (and saved over $300, overnighting expenses included) to end up in Miami in order to collect...read more
When I first stepped foot onto the tarmac of the Henry Rohlsen Airport and walked out to catch my ride (a 1990-something, $800 Honda Civic with no AC and a broken passenger window), I shied away from the locals, didn't give them a warm greeting in return, and simply...read more
It’s been a busy hurricane season in the Atlantic. We’ve had two Category 5 storms so far and the season doesn't end until Nov 1st. First there was Irma, who devastated St. Maarten, Barbuda, the Virgin Islands, and several others, skirted past New Providence, and...read more
My house, Sweet Spice, was destroyed when Hurricane Irma slammed into St. John. Luckily, I was not in it. I was traveling in the states with my girlfriend and our two dogs on a pre-planned trip to visit family. Like many people stateside, I could not get any...read more
Living on a small Caribbean island changes your appreciation for certain things we tend to take for granted, like full shelves in a shop. This past Wednesday on my way to work, I saw a fully loaded truck drive up from the harbour with supplies. It was a beaten up,...read more