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Secret moments


Taken on my iPhone, I loved the colours of the sunrise over Carlisle Bay in Barbados.  Yes that’s right, I said sunrise, not sunset! Yes, I was (still) up at around 5.30am 🙂 And it was beautifully peaceful and quiet.

Going nuts


Did you know that cashew nuts grow in shells like these? I didn’t! At least not until a very nice young chap gave me the lowdown on a whole array of locally grown fruits, vegetables and nuts at his roadside stall in St Lucia.



Whilst wandering into Bridgetown, Barbados to walk off my Chefette pizza, I met this guy “Smiley” and ended up having an unexpected personal tour of the town from a local’s perspective, ending with sharing a cup of our own homemade rum punch. He lives in a ghetto and earns money as a beach cleaner. A fascinating, fun, eye-opening and humbling experience. Made me smile