Photograph by Stephen R Smith – www.photodynamicsinc.com

Holetown, Barbados

The oldest settlement in Barbados, founded in 1627, Holetown has history, a prime beachside location, and some of the island’s best dining and shopping.

Bright and risqué suits from the “Print Me Crazy” collection by Suga Apple Swim. Photography by Stephanie Kelly

Bajan beauties: designers Shayla Cox and Kimberley Angoy

Designers Shayla Cox and Kimberley Angoy are ready for beach season.

Chef Paul Carmichael. Photograph by Gabriele Stabile, courtesy Má Pêche

Bright lights, big city, hot sauce: Paul Carmichael

How did Bajan hot sauce end up on one of New York City’s trendiest restaurant menus? Jonathan Ali meets chef Paul Carmichael.

Jazz time on Pigeon Island, St Lucia. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Island Beat (May/June 2001)

Coming events around the islands.

Depositing bottles at Carib Glassworks. Photograph by Mark Wilson

Not just any old trash: recycling in the Caribbean

Not only does recycling have a positive impact on the environment, it can become a profitable business venture. Mark Wilson looks at some Caribbean businesses seeking to do both.

Pick of the month

Caribbean Bookshelf (May/June 2001)

New and recent books about the Caribbean.

Rings (from the Alchemy collection): 18-carat gold, carved amber and silver inlaid with amber and opals;18-carat gold, amber and ivory inlaid with diamonds; aquamarine, 18-carat gold and oxidised silver inlaid with diamonds. Photograph by 
Woodbury &  Associates

Jewels of the Caribbean

Featuring the craftsmanship of some of the most talented jewellers in the Caribbean, from the cultured and polished work Alchemy from Trinidad, to the fine detailing of John "Ding" King from Barbados, and the youthful effervescence of Deane- Hughes Designs from Guyana.

Bookshelf (March/April 2002)

Bookshelf (March/April 2002)

New books from and about the Caribbean.

John Wayne (second from right) and his wife (seated, right) at a reception in 1951 at Roodal's Palace with Timothy Roodal (standing between chairs), Mrs Roodal (seated), family and friends. Photograph courtesy Adrian Camp-Campins

The cinema glory days are coming back

Now that cinema-goers have become tired of staying at home and watching cable and video, they are returning to the cinema. Mark Wilson reports.

Courtesy Jan Barwick

Time to thaw out in the sun

Coming events around the islands.