INTERVIEW: Carmen Miller, artist behind LoveAntigua

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.

Beach Party Outfit of the Day & Beach Party Makeup

Hello! I hope you have all had a nice Saturday! We were invited to a beach party today and I thought I'd quickly share what I wore, with a note on makeup for beach events. In Antigua, we have the wonderful natural advantage of being surrounded by beautiful beaches 365 days of the year (or is … Continue reading Beach Party Outfit of the Day & Beach Party Makeup

Apèro à la plage – sharing Ti’Punch with Friends. How to make a traditional French Caribbean Rum Cocktail that packs a punch!

Cocktails on the beach, Antigua, Caribbean

We throw a glance towards warm waters and listen to the concerto of the waves as we wander amongst the crunching of the pure white seashells. The meeting point is Pigeon Beach, no need for reservations. We laugh, we joke, we let go of the mooring lines of our inhibitions as our toes press deep into the sand. … Continue reading Apèro à la plage – sharing Ti’Punch with Friends. How to make a traditional French Caribbean Rum Cocktail that packs a punch!

Christmas & New Year Diary

Wow, I have had such a different Christmas and New Year here in the West Indies (aka Windies), different from the Chirstmas's I have known over the last 10 years in the snowy European Alps. Different, yet magical too. I thought it would be fun to do a diary-style post about what I got up to … Continue reading Christmas & New Year Diary

Darkwood Beach, growing lemon trees, a naughty dachshund and my meze lunch by the pool in Antigua WI

Darkwood Beach

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 … Continue reading Darkwood Beach, growing lemon trees, a naughty dachshund and my meze lunch by the pool in Antigua WI