Festival at Sea

Boating is serious business in the Caribbean and “weekend boating” means the same to locals here as Sunday roast and a packet of Rich Tea does to any Brit – it’s a standard occurrence. A ritual you learn alongside breathing. Every Saturday and Sunday residents pile on to their crafts and head out onto the ocean. Some go out fishing or snorkeling but most will simply drop and anchor or raft up on the other side of the island to enjoy the crystal clear water with a beverage and some snacks. Hours slip by as music plays and people meander between the bobbing boats, catching up with old friends.

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Home for the holidays

 went "home" for Christmas last year (how weird is it to say "last year" about something that happened a few weeks ago?!) - and by home I mean London, England. As an expat I am often asked where I feel "home" is or,  worse still I get corrected by people in Cayman if I say I'm going home and I'm not referring to the island - It's like a commitment test and you feel like you've failed if you long for the house you grew up in and a meal cooked by your Mama.

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Out of the kitchen goes out of this world

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to attend the Out of the Kitchen dinner at the Ritz Carlton . Having worked in marketing for the food & beverage industry for a number of years, I have always heard about the event but never had the chance to attend. Until now :) 

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