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.
"Your diamonds are not in far distant mountains or in yonder seas; they are in your own backyard, if you but dig for them"
Her feet are firmly on the ground yet her imagination is swimming with the mermaids - her art sings of the sea and the vibrancy of the Caribbean. Meet Maria:
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?
This is the story of an extraordinary talent wrapped up in a gorgeous man.
I came here with an open mind and discovered that it could be opened even further. So here I am, dancing on the beach.
I am excited to introduce you today to Naomi Millard from Carib Bean Coffee to discuss a little about the coffee business and a little about what she loves about Antigua.
It turned out to be one of those sublime experiences where I just had to order dessert and coffee as I didn't want to leave too soon.
Lemons, ginger, turmeric, cayenne pepper, mint - a hot list of ingredients to cool you down! Try this tropical and refreshing drink the next time you invite some friends over.
Here is a little sunshine from Antigua, wishing you all a happy August!