The Wind That Blows

I have such fond memories of being with my grandparents, Louis & Celina Ollivierre, on Petit Nevis, while the whale was being butchered. There was much commotion as people piled homemade charcoal and gathered sticks to stoke the fire pits for cooking the whale meat. The men would butcher and the women would cook. I…

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The Wind That Blows – Bequia

The Wind That Blows - documentary teaser - YouTube

A teaser for a soon to be released documentary by Tom Weston about the whaling culture in Bequia. The elderly gentleman, Athneal Olivierre -- the whaler -- is my mother's uncle. Watching this short bit of video made me feel extremely homesick. Sometimes I wonder if it was a mistake to set up a new…

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