Thursday, November 19, 2009

Border Collie in Dominica

Border Collie's are known to be very intelligent, hyper and often need a lot of attention. Mine used to be a total "prima donna" in her previous UK life. Dominica has certainly chilled her out...

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Dominica 31st Anniversary of Independence Celebrations

Photo Originally uploaded by TropicallyTied
The activities celebrating our 31st Anniversary of Independence are drawing to a close. It really has been an amazing spectacle of our culture and heritage and a good amount of partying too.

The official programme of activities can be seen on the government website
THEME: “Celebrating Progress and Development”
Activities -
Photos from various events here

Further videos, photos etc from various sources:

Sunday, November 1, 2009

All Souls Day in Dominica - Day of the Dead

It was All Souls today (Day of the Dead), a special day of remembrance for friends and loved ones who have passed away. The cemetary was decorated with lots of beautiful flowers, the graves were freshly painted and the candles carefully placed and lit.