Monthly Archives: December 2010

A walk along the shore

When I woke yesterday I heard churning water around the boat. The jacks were feeding on a school of smaller fish. (Ric describes the sea as ‘One Big Restaurant!’) I put my head out of the hatch to watch, and … Continue reading

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Anna’s new career

Anna has been following the blog of a young grad who failed to get a job. In an effort to get by she makes her own clothes from thrifty purchases from the salvation army stores. You see pics of the … Continue reading

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Officer George slays the chicken

been visiting the island for 30 years but never needed a police officer. Christmas day started well, a little dinner prep and then an excellent snorkeling expedition to our local reef, We saw a spotted scorpion fish, a first for … Continue reading

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de artists stuff

Your studio has no room for unnecesary stuff…. “Some of de rooms dem is so small Dat you cannot turn in dem at all When you wan’ to turn, you gotta go outside Den you turn you back and reverse … Continue reading

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de colour of de day

If my birthday was a color it would have been gray! Like the gray that Gamblin creates from the scrapings at the bottom of the paint drum. They put it in a tube and call it Torrit gray, and give … Continue reading

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day out

The BVIs are known for their steady trade winds, but at the end of December the weather can be unsettled. We have the ‘Christmas winds’ which can blow from any quarter and toss the boats on their moorings. Today the … Continue reading

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tortola

The artist from dogwood farm is on a boat! The boat is presently moored in Soper’s Hole, Tortola… Blackbeard’s old hideout. A Beneteau does not make an ideal studio, being confined and unstable, but it allows for outstanding views of … Continue reading

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