Barbados

The Gallery — Something Beautiful

The Gallery — Something Beautiful

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, don't they?  And true beauty in the eye of this beholder is natural.   The things that I find most beautiful are the things that occur naturally.   Or are au naturel.   I don't find Katie Price particularly beautiful when she…
What to do on a rainy day in Barbados

What to do on a rainy day in Barbados

It's a fact that it rains in Barbados.   You don't get an island as green as Barbados without some rain.  And if you come in the summer you have to appreciate it will rain, possibly everyday.  HOWEVER, it generally rains over night, or first thing in the morning.   Sometimes you…

Explanations on a postcard please

You know sometimes you see something and you think "er, what?"   or even "how on earth?" Well I do that every time I see this.   So much so that this time we stopped to take a pic of it so I could capture it and ask your opinion…

The best things in life are free

..... a great lyric from a much covered song. And actually it is true sometimes. Yesterday Mr B and I found "our beach".    A spot we discovered on our honeymoon and thought that, due to lots of building work over subsequent years, it had been lost forever. Back in…

Aloe Aloe

I just wanted to share this picture with you. This is aloe vera growing naturally and it is everywhere on Barbados. You simply cut off a leaf, slit it open and then slide the cool gel out.   One of those leaves would probably be enough to fill 200ml tube…