Tag: Grenadines

Beaches that are Somewhere Else Entirely

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Places.” Beach, mountain, forest, or somewhere else entirely? When Americans talk about paradise they often mention Hawaii or Bali or some other place in the Pacific ocean. They mention the beautiful beaches, the lush landscape and scenic views that delight the eye. They mention the exotic fruits…

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July 10th, 2011 – Bush tea

When I was a kid, my grandmother, I think the grandkids called her mama as shorthand for the French grand-mama, used to make me a herbal remedy when I was sick or couldn’t sleep. “Bush tea” as my mama called it was made by boiling the leaves of a plant that grew wild on Bequia,…

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