It's a Sunday with no plans, the kids wake up early and hungry. I cook slowly, waffles take time it seems
- How do you feel when you are painting? So happy, like it is what I am supposed to do.
Given the colour palette of the Caribbean where tropical seas meet the myriad of greens of the rainforest and then the flowers that bloom all year round: Carmen Miller with her eye for design splendidly captures it all on her extraordinary and stunning hand painted scarves.
A colourful life in far flung lands yet ideals of the green, green grass of home: advice comes in different forms, solicited or unsolicited, a movie, a valued friend, a letter, a book, a newspaper article, sometimes dreams.
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.
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.
Every now and then you meet someone and you stand in awe of their energy and charisma that is just BIGGER. In Antigua for me, that has been Mary Wilkinson.