i am deep in #readcaribbean month, and #caribathon, so just had to share this list of books that you need to read! trust me on this. Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when […]
enjoy this brilliant reading of an award winning short story.
i promised to pamper myself, and pamper myself i did!
I finally picked back up this knit project that I started a year ago! Once finished it will be my official first knitted tank. I am much more confident in my knitting now, and once this is complete I have a few other garment projects lined up. The plan is to have it finished by […]
i. hoping for a normal week, after a covid case in my son’s class leading to quarantine/homeschool, then two bank holidays and an overnight trip. ii. still coming down from my late night book club session last night with the caribbean book club. iii. thinking about how to attack my flower garden. definitely want to […]
Over the last year I have gotten back to reading books by Caribbean authors, thanks to the Caribbean Book Club which was born out of the pandemic. Growing up in the Caribbean I of course read many books by our local authors, but did not really keep up with Caribbean literature, especially after moving to […]
i have totally enjoyed this month of daily blogging, and today i am reflecting on what i’ve learnt from making myself blog every day, no matter what. first, i still love blogging and writing, and how it can help form connections with others. some believe that blogging is dead, but i disagree. social media is […]
it’s that time of day when my energy is beginning to flag, and i start to panic a bit when i look at what’s left on my list. this is when i start making hard decisions about what gets left undone. this is why i do my best to tackle big stuff first so i […]
I won’t mention how long i’ve been working on this knit wrap, but it’s been a minute! i’m committed to finishing it by this autumn though. it’s an easy knit, it’s just quite large, and i am a pretty slow knitter. but as we say in the west indies “one, one cocoa fill basket”. basically […]
Halfway down the stairsis a stairwhere i sit.there isn’t anyother stairquite likeit.i’m not at the bottom,i’m not at the top;so this is the stairwhereI alwaysstop. Halfway up the stairsIsn’t upAnd it isn’t down.It isn’t in the nursery,It isn’t in town.And all sorts of funny thoughtsRun round my head.It isn’t reallyAnywhere!It’s somewhere elseInstead! A.A. Milne