I collected a lot of wood from our beach, after Hurricane Irma turned houses into matchsticks all over the islands. COVID lockdown gave enough time to make some pieces for the bathroom.The landlord doesn’t like us drilling, so the teak (nice find on the beach) shelves are freestanding, using only gravity and a cammed edgeContinue reading “Irma wood becomes bathroom furniture”
My deck drops onto a beach in Handsome Bay, Virgin Gorda, BVI. Whilst many of the North shore beaches are unaffected, some leeward beaches like ours are now feeling the full effect of the Sargassum bloom taking over the Caribbean. It started as a nuisance, some 18 months ago, and has now reached epic proportions. Recently we’veContinue reading “Sargassum bloom in the Caribbean, and how it kills shoreline sealife”
If you currently own, or if there has ever been a dog in your life, you will know why this is very funny. More of this here http://paintraincomic.com/what-are-you-doing/
Our house is surrounded by these little migrant blighters, and they’re a bit of a pest, eating the local treefrogs, small lizards, and not eating mosquitos, which the local wildlife otherwise do. Still, they make for a nice photo.