Classic cars in Barbados

There are a surprising number of classic cars in Barbados (quite impressive considering the corrosive sea air and terrible roads), and we went along to one of the regular shows this weekend. There were some beautiful cars on display, from as far back as the 1940s, but I must admit to getting most excited about […]

Not missing the UK this weekend

Most of the weekend was spent playing and beach combing on the east coast. On Saturday, after swimming lessons on Browne’s Beach, the three of us headed across the island to Bathsheba. I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather be than the east coast of Barbados. Then on Sunday we visited Bath beach with friends. […]

Swimming lessons in Barbados

As locations for swimming lessons go, the crystal clear Caribbean water at Browne’s Beach is hard to beat. It’s certainly preferable to the municipal pool back in the UK! Our daughter’s been going to baby swim classes in London since she was six weeks old, but her swimming is really coming along incredibly now she’s […]

Camera gear

Many of my photos were taken on an ageing Nikon D700 – which, no matter what wonderful future technology is to come, I am convinced is the ‘best’ camera I will ever own. The balance, build quality, layout, autofocus, high ISO performance, general image quality… lovely. After ten+ years, it’s still going strong, out-performing many […]

A view of Barbados

Samuel Johnson famously said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life”. OK, not the most original way to start a blog post about fucking-off from London, but it’ll do. In fairness, after many years of living and working in London, I wasn’t tired of life but I was tired of ridiculously […]