INTERVIEW: the design team behind the boutique guesthouse COCOA COTTAGES in Dominica.

The Treehouse at Cocoa Cottages, Dominica

This is inside-outside living at it's very best, where nature and design collide in the midst of the rainforest and live in perfect harmony through fabric patterns and shapes and clever architecture.

RECIPE: Delectable Chocolate Waffles with Strawberries (gluten free) and a Lazy Sunday Morning

It's a Sunday with no plans, the kids wake up early and hungry. I cook slowly, waffles take time it seems

RECIPE: ‘Turkish Eggs’ from Hall Valley Farm eggs, Antigua

I can tell you that the discovery of local free-range eggs from hens not treated with hormones or antibiotics and produced by people WHO CARE right here in Antigua made me want to whoop with joy.

A New Year’s day cocktail from an Irish girl in the Caribbean

This is my New Years toast to the country that is my soul and my roots. So cheers to Ireland from a beach in the Caribbean. Always follow your heart and live your dreams. Think positive and live in the magic.

Christmas Notes

My childhood Christmases in Ireland were the stuff of fairy tales. Now I am grown with my own family, I want my children to cherish their fond memories of the magic of Christmas too.

INTERVIEW: Natalie Mullin of ICED by Taste Tea Naturals

Who doesn't want a burst of Antiguan black pineapple blended with ginger, cardamom and cinnamon - iced and refreshing with passion fruit jellies or mango bubbles?