Caribbean Christmas 29: These I Have Loved

Getting up every morning to sunshine, the sheer reliability of it. My swimfloat in our private pool, reading and sunning while keeping cool. Fantastic lobster, croissants, crayfish, barbecued and grilled meat from Argentina and Venezuela the like of which we never see in UK supermarkets. Cheap petrol. An automatic car again – hooray. Lots of sleep, opportunities to snooze and do nothing. My new laptop. Films and books and lots of time to enjoy them and lots more time besides to just look at the views of waving palm trees and water. Friendship and laughter, home-baked brownies and cookies. French food and […]

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Caribbean Christmas (5): A Dining Find and A New Friend

Having a snoop around the SXM restaurant review websites, we come across one we haven’t tried before and rock up on a rainy Sunday night, in the middle of the New York Giants -v- Dallas Cowboys game, unbeknownst to us.   The Giants won, which seemed to please everyone who cared in the bar. The restaurant of our choice was Bonita’s Cantina, on the site of the old Ric’s Place.   Ric is still around apparently but he is the previous owner but one.   The current owners who only opened a scant two months ago are Bonnie & Bryan.   We went for […]

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