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November 8th, 2012 | Caribbean

Last Day on the Cay…

After a number of postponements, tomorrow I will finally begin my journey back to South Africa… The enormous disruption and devastation to the Jersey shoreline caused by Hurricane Sandy, has not only left us astounded and numb, but also delayed my plans to fly to New Jersey to make a few final arrangements before the […]

November 2nd, 2012 | Caribbean

Caribbean Halloween…

Despite the recent upheaval caused by the storm surge, life on the island goes on… Although Superstorm Sandy saw to it that Halloween was a non-event on the Eastern seaboard of the United States, here on Parrot Cay, the staff went ahead with the party anyway… With very little to liven up life on the […]

October 30th, 2012 | Caribbean

Escape to Provo…

After a month on Parrot Cay, I was suffering from more than a little cabin fever… Patricia sensed my restlessness and suggested that we get off the island for more than just a shopping trip… She managed to cobble together two consecutive days off, and booked us into The Beach House, a boutique hotel on […]

October 27th, 2012 | Caribbean

The Tide is High….

…but we’re holding on…!! A call from Patricia to tell me to get my camera and go take a look at the main beach, piqued my interest enough to get me off my backside and onto a bicycle to go and see what she was on about… The tides here on Parrot Cay have been […]

October 17th, 2012 | Caribbean

News from Paradise…

There is not a heck of a lot to do on Parrot Cay if you are not working… I guess that is one of the reasons why many of the hotel’s guests come here…!! They are able to relax and momentarily forget the stresses they endure in their normal working lives… For employees, it is […]

October 15th, 2012 | Caribbean

The Wrong Way Round….!!

From the time I set foot back on Parrot Cay, I had resolved to try and get into better shape… The long hours of sitting in one position on the bike, and many other hours hunched over my laptop for a good deal of the past three years, had not been kind to my joints, […]