It is 6am. I am on the road outside the house stretching up to the sky. I take a deep breath. It feels good to be outside in the cool morning air. By 7am it is too hot to run. My trainers feel full of bounce and I begin to run down the hill, slowly at … More My Best Bone Broth Recipe, inspired by home in Ireland and brought to the Caribbean
Rock star Ricky the dog (said with heavy undertones of sarcasm), has reached new levels of dachshund naughtiness this week. The wind stopped blowing over the last few days and our family looked at each other and went Oh. We sweated. I am surprised that we are still able to pee. Sticking to my routine I took the dog … More Darkwood Beach, growing lemon trees, a naughty dachshund and my meze lunch by the pool in Antigua WI
The brightness and closeness of the rainbow was heart-stoppingly beautiful. “Come outside QUICKLY!” I squealed. The double rainbow, well, it was just a bonus. I curse my photographic ineptitude, but I do my best with a little Canon SX 170 on auto. This image captures my daily wonder at the view and watching the weather roll … More Settling in, an update on our dachshund in the tropics AND Coconut Bread with the Best Ever Pineapple Jam, a recipe
Early morning goat herding, Antigua Good morning. I am laughing still from our morning. As we are still new to the island, it takes a lot of getting used to. We have rented a lovely cottage with a view over the ocean and a cooling sea breeze over the deck. I will quickly note here, … More Poolside Breakfast Idea – Crèpes aux poires, sucre et cannelle
We had dinner with our new French friends here in Antigua. We have travelled halfway around the world from France, to a little island in the tropics where everyone speaks our native tongue, English. However somehow we are still more at home with the French. They baked fresh bread for us. Oh, how I miss … More Wake up and smell the bread – Antigua style.