Antigua is FUN! Antigua has beautiful weather and friendly people. Antigua is a joyous island, saturated in history and bursting with creativity.
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.
The menu is exciting and can be as healthy or as deliciously, decadently, peanut buttery and banana-tastic as you like. The surroundings are cottage-y pretty and simple and the service prompt, homely and non-obtrusive.
...with Summer fast approaching, I can see a lot of beach days on the horizon.
There is a wonderful pool at Harmony Hall too, and the children dove in, while we amused ourselves with more grown up pleasures, such as rum punches and the like.
"White sands, Christmas breeze, Sweet red sorrel and poinsettia tree, Me heart's so tankful, what can me do? Me gonna put more love in de world - God so big, me so small, how can me tank Him enough for all? He sent Jesus an Jesus say me, to put more love in de world" … Continue reading Christmas-a-Come Caribbean style with a Coconut Crush recipe
...They do it in the most casual way, making it look like it is not going to be fun at all. Except if you are nervous, and then it is their job to scare the wits out of you, and everybody else has a good laugh along the way...
"I need to get closer to see exactly what Daddy is doing because I am going to be like him one day so I need to know EXACTLY" he said. I gripped his hand tightly. "Don't you move a fraction!" I threatened. Step back a quarter of an hour with me: Ah, the family-day-out to … Continue reading Devil’s Bridge, Antigua, West Indies – a place to visit, if you dare!
When Jacques Cousteau said "The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever", not only was I entangled in the net of the sea, but also that of Jacques Cousteau and his spell-binding underwater world. I was a young Irish girl at the local town library, gazing through the eyes … Continue reading Galleon Bay – wreck snorkelling and rock pools ….. and a sweet sandy beach for a picnic