Lots of Liquidity


What a beautiful word it is: Liquid. This is the week’s Photo Challenge. On an island, we are surrounded by a liquid of the salty variety, so it is not hard to find. We were known as the “Land of Wood and Water” in the days of the Taino, and we have forests and rivers, … More Lots of Liquidity

Sweet Nothings


I found this week’s Photo Challenge a little trickier than usual. Not that I have any problems with sweetness. In fact, my sweet tooth has often got the better of me. I tried to think of things that didn’t necessarily taste sweet, but just simply were sweet – to look at, to smell. Her are … More Sweet Nothings

Weekly Photo Challenge: Tour Guides in Jamaica Over Christmas


Whenever we have visitors from overseas, we automatically turn ourselves into tour guides. Now, where shall we take them? What would they like to see? What would they enjoy, even if they don’t know it yet? So, this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge was quite straightforward for me, since my brother and his wife visited us … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Tour Guides in Jamaica Over Christmas

P.S. Happy World Wetlands Day! February 2, 2013


Yes, today is World Wetlands Day. A very last-minute reminder! The Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Anada Tiéga, reminds us this 2013: Our focus this year is the chance for all of us working for wetlands to convince those who manage water that wetlands are not competitors for water but rather they … More P.S. Happy World Wetlands Day! February 2, 2013