Flowers, Fun & Friendship June 26th 2017 As you will have gathered, my non flower arranging friends, this has been a holiday with a difference!
The purpose of the trip was to enjoy a wonderful flower show which takes place every three years. Flower arrangers from around the world gather for this event and this year the small island of Barbados was the host. So since my last posting I have been busy at the show, firstly getting up early ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Barbados The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. Slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production t... ... read more