It’s not often I feel compelled to review a website, but I’ve just been to The Times Online Travel site at http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/travel And boy, what a mess. ‘E-mail this story’ links that opened an e-mail with neither Subject or link to the story, Destination sections that were ‘unavailable’… 3 out of 10, The...

Carnival parade, Monday

Carnival parade, Monday Originally uploaded by Pirate 605. For a while I was reluctant to even get the camera out – it all seemd so much like past carnivals. But it’s hard not to maintain one’s grumpiness for...

Identifying this spider…

Spider: Argiope Originally uploaded by Pirate 605. …. would be easier if I hadn’t swamped Google images with photos of me, Spider and our motorbikes! Try searching for +Dominica +spider and you’ll see what I...