Castaway arrived one year ago in Trinidad. It was supposed to be a sabbatical – a year of contemplation and recharging of batteries. Somehow, it has not quite worked to plan… but maybe it is the better for it. Continue reading “A Year in the Life”
It has been Christmas in Trinidad since about the middle of September. Since then, decorations are everywhere and the radio only plays Christmas-themed tunes (only not ones you have ever heard of). We are giving it all our effort despite the climate but when it is this hot, something just does not feel right.
At last the school holidays were here and we could head for the airport for our much needed break. New … Continue reading So Good, They Named It Twice
We recently passed the six-month mark since our arrival in Trinidad. By now, many of the settling in tasks are … Continue reading Stocking up on Strooigoed
I already was slightly unnerved stepping into the plane in Trinidad. It somehow had the feeling of stepping into the … Continue reading A Little Piece of “Home”?
The Handsome Dutchman and I are coming to realise that we are food lovers or foodies, as they are popularly … Continue reading Food, Glorious Food
Nothing is ever too far away in Trinidad, given the size of the island, but it can sometimes take longer … Continue reading It’s Cucumber, Jim, But Not As We Know It…