Skip to main content

Barbados bounces back

Barbados bounces back - Telegraph: "It takes a lot to ruffle the waters on the dreamy west coast of Barbados, but recently ripples have been sent across the island’s swimming pools by the news that Sir Cliff Richard is to sell his £6m Sugar Hill mansion.
Upkeep of the six-bedroom villa with swimming pool and tennis court has started to get a bit much for the 70-year-old singer. He wants somewhere that takes a little less looking after. The good news, though, is that it will still be on Barbados.
“Sir Cliff is looking to buy a lock-up apartment elsewhere on the island,” confirms his representative in Britain. “That said, it hasn’t been built yet.”"
Enhanced by Zemanta

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Ichirouganaim

I hate to look at the Barbados tourists site that give the history of Barbados.The ones that talk of Columbus discovering these islands and the other foolish tales that the Bob Marley and Burning Spear called 'mis-education'.I agree with them as a matter of fact Burning Spear referred to Christopher Columbus as a 'damn blasted liar'.Thank god for Rastafari. One of the funniest stories is the one of the bearded fig tree and the name Los Barbados which was supposed to mean 'the bearded one'. In the words of Gary Cole from the book reflections; The Colonization of Barbados is one of the darkest events and evil stories of modern history.Four centuries ago,Spanish and Portuguese slavers started to kidnap,kill and drive out the thousands of peaceful Indians found on the island the Indians called Ichirouganaim.The exact location of the island was a carefully kept secret but Spanish and Portuguese soldiers and sailors knew the island as the barbarous island,"Los B

Face to face with a vicious Akita

I came face to face today with a vicious Akita,me and my little girl, luckily I had her in my arms while we were about to walk through the West Terrace district.We came around a corner and there was this huge Akita.It was actually taller than my little girl.She would have been looking it straight in the face. Now I am naturally afraid of dogs even the smallest of Chihuahuas.I avoided eye contact with the dog although peripherally I could see that he stopped and looked up at me.I continued walking calmly as though there was no threat about. Why do I say he was vicious? That is what I am hearing from people living in the area.Maybe he was just out of his territorial zone but I hope his owners keep in fenced in a lot better.That is something that I wouldn't want to happen again. Just a few months ago a child was mauled by an Akita.There was a time when the main dogs you used to encounter was the 'lowly' salmon tot retriever;A unique Barbados mongrel.Such is not the case now.To
I am trying again.I am trying to get an Internet connection for my mobile phone through Cable and Wireless and it is proving to be a very difficult undertaking.As I said in a previous post they are sending me in circles and I am kind of enjoying it now.I just want to see how long it will take me and the excuses they are giving me.I called the Cable and Wireless customer care number yesterday and the rep told me to go back to the outlet again and tell the attendant to manually configure the phone since it cannot be configured automatically.If this doesn't work she said to ask for a senior person and tell them and it shouldn't be a problem.So I will be going to the Cable and Wireless outlet in Cave shepherd again today to see what happens. Now I explained to the customer care rep on the phone that I did all of this already(except asking for the senior person) and it didn't work.I queried as to if it would be possible for she to give me the information so that I can configure