Barbados anole

If you spend any time in Barbados it won’t be long until you see the Barbados anole (Anolis extremus). They’re small lizards, mostly green, and can normally be found climbing up outside walls and fences. They were originally endemic to the island, but have found their way onto Bermuda and St Lucia. They tend to […]

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 […]

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 […]