Category Archives: Carnival | Events | Festivals

Bringing The Splendour!

Splendour:  brilliant or gorgeous appearance, colouring and magnificence Is what the streets of St. John’s will be as revellers take to the streets for the Opening Day Parade and T-shirt Mas of the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival “Antigua’s Carnival” Splendour: an instance or display of imposing pomp or grandeur Two nights of pomp and grandeur; pageantry and talent by Queen of Carnival and Jaycees contestants. Splendour: great brightness; brilliant light or luster Be entertained by the brilliance and talent of the little revellers at the Junior Carnival, Junior Calypso and Teen Splash shows. Splendour: grandeur; glory; brilliant distinction The Panorama, …
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How Do You Eat Your Mangoes?

There’s a cool summer breeze blowing as you sit at the edge of the ocean biting into its golden yellow reddish skin, and letting the sweet juices drip down your arms to your elbow and then licking each one of your fingers with satisfaction is the best way to eat this fruit.  What fruit you ask?   MANGOES!  Yes it is mango season here in Antigua & Barbuda.  The trees and street vendor’s stalls are laden with the beautiful and delectable …
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CPL T20 Is Back!

It’s back!  Yes the biggest party in sport the Caribbean Premier League T20 Cricket is back.  And as you may remember last year Antigua Hawksbills was left to rue in our lost against Jamaica Tallawahs for the championship.  In addition to Antigua this year a total of 6 pro-teams will compete in the hopes of dethroning last year’s champs the Jamaica Tallawahs. This year the Hawksbills are ready and focus to put behind us “the one that got away” starting …
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Class of 2014

6pm every Wednesday as I browse through my to-do-list for the day, there is that one task that is never completed “write weekly blog post”.  It gets added to Thursday’s list and also makes an appearance on Friday’s and then around noon panic sets it…oh what should I write about?  One might think as a blogger coming up with interesting topics within my niche every week is easy, but sometimes the mind doesn’t corporate or it seems like I’ve written …
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WE vs. THEM

From  February 28 – March 13, 2014 it will be WE vs. THEM.  After four long years England returns to the Caribbean for a cricket tour for 3 ODIs in Antigua and 3 T20s in Barbados – two of the Caribbean islands with the most cricket fans.  Antigua and Barbados both have colourful cricket history, playing host to many of cricket’s best games and known for some of the world’s greatest players. The three ODI’s will be played right here …
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How Are The New Year’s Resolutions Coming Along?

Ok so we’ve purposely waited until now to write about those pesky things we call “New Year’s Resolutions”.  How are you getting along with yours?  Most of us throughout December as we’re indulging in festive treats, we were already mentally making our 2014 resolutions.   Old favourites such as losing weight, saving money, travel more, be kinder tops out most lists.  Research however shows that most of us will only make it a week or even a month and fewer than …
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