Paddle boarding comp

Paddle boarding has become really popular in Barbados, and is offered at most of the popular beaches and hotels. Yesterday there were paddle boarding competitions held at the Barbados Cruising Club on Pebbles Beach. ¬†Over the course of the morning there were races for juniors, families, women, men and elite. My paddle boarding skills aren’t […]

The smack of leather on willow

I’m not an especially big cricket fan, but I do enjoy watching the occasional match. I tend to think of cricket as a quintessentially English sporting pastime, the soundtrack to the traditional English summer if you will. However, once you experience cricket in the Caribbean, you realise just how perfectly suited to the climate, the […]

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 […]