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  1. Ice Hockey In Barbados 2009 – The night when the Sens got blown by the Maple Leafs

    I must say Hockey seems to be truly Canadian – much the same way the Brazilians regard Soccer or how Aussies, Brits, Pakistanis, Indian & Caribbean all view cricket as their personal religion.

    December 21, 2009Sports1 comment
  2. 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup – Latest News: UK Finalists’ Recipes

    There were some amazing cocktails produced throughout the UK Regionals, we?ve listed them for you here: GLASGOW WINNING COCKTAILS: All Things Nice, Ally Turnbull 50ml 42BELOW Manuka Honey VodkaGingerHoneycomb25ml LemonGommeMuddle ginger add 42BELOW Manuka Honey Vodka, add other ingredients and shake. Serve in a martini glass rimmed with dried crush honeycomb and garnish with a […]

    October 20, 2009Agriculture, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Tillman Thomas regime adopts no smoking policy for Spice Isle

    Grenada’s government has adopted a no smoking policy and will be placing no smoking signs in all government buildings and facilities as of May 31st 2009. Director of Community Health Dr. Christine La Grenade said that the move was the first in a series of strategies to ensure Grenada?s compliance with the World Health Organisation […]

    April 25, 2009NewsNo comments
  4. Aqua Restaurant in Hastings features Barbadian Sculptor in Unique form of Exhibition

    According to the Times in London, Aqua Restaurant is “…a brisk blast of fresh air blowing through [Barbados’] restaurant business.” That comment was made two years ago, and Aqua is still going strong. Now they use art as an augmentation of their culinary expressions. In particular, Bill Grace, a multi-skilled gent who counts Frank Lloyd […]

    June 15, 2008Arts, EntertainmentNo comments
  5. Barbadian Rumshop sponsors sequel to reality-TV series ? Open Mic: The Return

    The first series of Open Mic was a resounding success. Over the course of eight sessions, Braddies Bar in Christ Church, Barbados was graced by many extraordinary performers who captivated audiences with their talents in Poetry, Song and Comedy. The intense demand and numerous phone calls and inquiries were clear indicators that the series had […]

    June 5, 2008CultureNo comments
  6. Obskewer, Deadbeats and Mini-Burgers: Life along the eateries of Barbados’ South Coast

    Thanks to Living In Barbados, I now know that there seems to be a club of deadbeats outstanding for high credit bills run up at various institutes along Bim’s southern coastline, you mean to say there is some kind of pride in owing and not paying? Martyn indicated that the report is true, and that […]

    May 26, 2008Agriculture, Editorial, Editorial, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Pyramid Entertainment Presents 4th Open Mic Session at Braddies’ Bar

    Three sessions of Open Mic have passed already and the number of patrons and talented performers continues to grow each week. Session 4 comes off this Thursday April 24, 2008 and will once again be hosted by popular DJ and Radio Personality, DJ Hurricane at Braddies Bar in Dover Christ Church, Barbados. Singers, Writers, Comedians, […]

    April 23, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  8. Rockley Pub in Christ Church plays host to animal Fund Raiser next month: Shameless Plug 2

    The Cocks Inn will be holding a fundraiser in the beer garden with a live performance from Barbados’ favourite rock band ‘Roadhouse‘! Sunday 9 March 200812 noon until 7pm. All proceeds to The Hope Sanctuary in Barbados.There will be a BBQ, English ales and great cider! Entrance fee is $10 – all proceeds to The […]

    February 12, 2008Nature1 comment
  9. Virgin Atlantic’s Birdman 3 – can be confused with Gilbey’s or Coney Island’s July 4th contest

    It may have been sponsored by Virgin Atlantic, but this year’s Birdman could just as well have been sponsored by Gilbey’s Gin – Dive Right In! Few soarers, mostly bombers but all in the quest for 1,500 dollars spending money and 4 tickets to London on Virgin’s Premium Economy section! All kinds of characters participated, […]

    September 26, 2007Entertainment, Featured, News1 comment
  10. Room with The View: ex-Caribbee set to blaze off this weekend

    After much ado, will it be something or nothing? You be the judge and send in your comments!

    September 21, 2007EntertainmentNo comments
  11. Big Blast this weekend at St Lawrence Gap: Jamboree with many bands & prizes (See Flyer – Shameless Plug) September 5, 2007EntertainmentNo comments
  12. New Barbadian rock band play Sundays in Worthing: Nelson Arms misses valid marketing gimmick with their own concept

    Nelson Arms 2 in Worthing has been a great place for karaoke on Saturday nights for quite some time, now they are branching into live performances on Sunday nights… Creative Marketing consultant Lee Sorenson, when not not devising clever ad campaigns – the logo, as well as the farmer himself in Farmer’s Choice and the […]

    August 7, 2007Entertainment, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  13. Painting The Town: Poet shows art at Barbadian Greek Restaurant & Rare Opportunity to speak with famous Trinidadian batsman

    Every other Friday or so from 2005 to now – I have trekked to Hastings. Specifically opposite the Carmax outlet. There is a Greek Restaurant called Opa! which is a Grecian phrase usually accompanied by smashing plates, it can be equated with “Wahoo” or “Yahoo” or similar cries of elation. The drawing card for me […]

    April 28, 2007Cricket, Entertainment, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Shameless Plug: Anansi Stories Pun De Grill on 7th April

    If you’re looking to do something on Easter Saturday and cannot abide by avoiding your carnivorous habit for Lent any further, then you need to get Pun De Grill, no not actually on a BBQ, just get some meat and enjoy the performance of a guy called Anansi Bear with them, their website is still […]

    March 31, 2007Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  15. Get Lucky at a Charity Fete: Shameless Plug

    If you’re looking to blow your pay-packet next week, why not do it for a good cause? Laura Galt says lots is happening at Lucky Horseshoe‘s Warrens branch next week… Lucky Horseshoe is having a fundraiser at its Warrens location on Saturday 31st March 2007 starting at 10pm. This fundraiser is in aid of one […]

    March 22, 2007NewsNo comments
  16. Indian reporter who used Hudson Husbands to gain false entry writes Barbadian Science fiction

    The Indian journalist who is a Melbourne editor, yup, the one who pulled a fast one on a former Tourism Authority exec to send a story by any means, now is getting into fantasy tales using the Caribbean as a base… In his latest yarn, since it seems he is stuck here in Barbados until […]

    March 16, 2007Controversy, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  17. (Shameless Plug) Saucy & Lascivious: In-Ur-Face dancers while dining, Limelight Cafe is chasing all entertainment markets

    The Limelight Cafe is launching a weekly Thursday night ‘Caribbean Cabaret‘ dinner show from 15th March 2007. They have in store a delicious Caribbean buffet, free house drinks, a cast of Barbados’ top dancers and acrobats, and live dance music by ‘The I.O.P Band‘ featuring Shane Forrester, plus, if required they also provide transport to […]

    March 5, 2007Entertainment, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  18. BBC sports journalist gives Barbados a failing grade for CWC 2007

    In the South Asia bureau of the BBC‘s online edition, Boria Mujamdar has said what Barbados Free Press and the Bajan Reporter have been trying to state all along – if this region cannot look at hosting Olympics, then how on Earth can we do Cricket World Cup? “Take Barbados. It will be hosting six […]

    March 1, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Featured2 comments
  19. Basseterre on High Alert: Anonymous Consumers judging their service practices! Bim should follow suit!

    I was zipping through Caribbean 360 today and see that over in St Kitts and Nevis the Government there has requested a company to send visitors to that Federation so as to gauge the level of service tendered to shoppers. This is known as “mystery shoppers“, this can be very enriching for a company to […]

    February 21, 2007TravelNo comments
  20. Brag on Blog Statististics: Did Hockey fans help?

    The Ottawa Senators credit using the ‘Net as their success for their latest contest – “The Hockey Night in Barbados micro-website had 472,226 visits, while the Senators site had 1,185,26. Launched in November 2006, the Hockey Night in Barbados contest invited fans to submit short videos online, showcasing their team spirit. Semi-finalists were featured on […]

    February 20, 2007Featured, Games, TechnologyNo comments
  21. Any City Travels in March or April – Use Curfew of 10 ’til 4 only! One month behind? No Big Deal!!

    Recently there was a Town Hall meeting at St Leonard’s Church about what traffic restrictions to expect during the Barbados leg of the series, and that opened as many questions as they sought to answer!Present were Desmond Sabir and Cheryl Bennett-Inniss of MPT/Ministry of Public Transport & Works; Inspector Hugh Blades of the RBPF/Royal B’dos […]

    February 6, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Featured1 comment
  22. Bad News? No Joey! – Good News? This Blog draws readers from Canada!

    It seems that Joey Stevens the popular weather man from WSEE had to cancel at the last minute in getting here for the Super Bowl at Bert’s, we hope his work schedule allows him to come down for the Senators in March… That’s where the good news skates in – I had a comment posted […]

    February 4, 2007Featured, Games, SportsNo comments
  23. Lovely News: Bim is Number 3 for CNN Valentine?s list

    Finally, something to break the crime spree, LOL! CNN’s Travel Dept in its “Coastal Living” segment gave a Top Ten amorous escapades in time for February 14, and Barbados got the Bronze! The CNN report even has the correct abbreviated slang we use to refer to our nationality that is part of this blog’s title… […]

    February 2, 2007TravelNo comments
  24. What does a Magician do? See The Magic? No, read on!

    For those folk who missed the first Friday at the Limelight Cafe, it’s your own damn fault, I had a blast! That night I was a Magician’s assistant, couldn’t see one sh**e (tell you later, not what you might think) – but it was bare sport! Elliott Smith as you will recall is a qualified […]

    January 30, 2007TravelNo comments
  25. Limelight: Caf? not Magazine, Giving Tribute to Bajan Entertainers

    Formerly the Fishermen’s Wharf, now the Limelight Caf? Barbados, it is a host of talent to come and an homage to talent of yesteryear. Brainchild of Alan Sheppard, former lead vocalist/keyboardist and main composer of Spice & Co, he was also the emcee that night. Steve George (of Zafran‘s Restaurant in Worthing fame) handles the […]

    January 23, 2007Culture, Entertainment, FeaturedNo comments