Monday, July 27, 2009

Dominica's First International Cricket Match

Copyright Celia Sorhaindo

I am not a big cricket fan but Dominica's first international cricket match held in the windsor park stadium was an event not to be missed. Rain threatened play for only a minute and we were so lucky it held off and remained sunny. Shame West Indies did not manage a win for the large crowd that turned out.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Wood Ants

Wood Ants
Originally uploaded by TropicallyTied
Luckily for us there are no dangerous animals in Dominica but there are 3 creatures that can throw me into irrational panic.
1. cockroaches, 2. snakes and 3. wood ants
I have just about conquered worrying about snakes. They have to be more worried about us than we about them. Mention snake and the cutlasses soon come out.
Cockroaches, well I think most people are with me on this one. Why do they exist again?
As for wood ants, I grew up with stories of the amazing feats of wood ants, bringing down whole houses, eating through roof beams etc all in a matter of a few days apparantly. Their destruction going undetected until it's too late. The mere sight of wood ants even in the garden will turn the average mild mannered Dominican into a chemical wielding frenzy

Tuesday, July 7, 2009


Originally uploaded by TropicallyTied
2 down, 3 to go!!! Is it greedy to eat 5 mangoes in one session? hmmm...they are my favourite fruit of all time.