I am obsessed with this book! I love love love it. Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the odds is the truly astonishing life story of the elite ultramarathon runner, Navy Seal, Army Ranger and Air Force Tactical Instructor, Mr. David Goggins 🏃♂️🏃♂️🏃♂️. This man is a true embodiment of the phrase "impossible … Continue reading Book Review: Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
Every time I think of Maya Angelou, I hear her voice in my head reciting her famous poems "Phenomenal Woman" or "And Still I Rise". Its the sass, the swagger, the intonation of voice, her entire presence was one that can captivate anyone.... she made you shut up and listen to what she had to … Continue reading Book Review: I know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Wow! What a time to be reading a book such as this! This book would have been just an amazing piece of literature prior to 2020 (or considered a satirical piece), but now in 2021 it seems not so far-fetched and more of a warning than a work of art 🥺 😢. We live in … Continue reading Book Review: 1984 by George Orwell
Refreshing, comforting, and thought-provoking are the three words that I will use to describe this book. Rising Strong is a book about confronting and navigating some of the professional and personal challenges of everyday life😎. It is about the days when we are "face down in the arena" when our backs are up against the … Continue reading Book Review: Rising Strong by Brené Brown
A couple of weeks ago, my friend posted the link for this book on my Facebook page. I saw the title and I was excited....I thought that this was going to be a good book 😊. I love love Trinbagonian / Caribbean authors and their stories especially when they are telling stories about places that … Continue reading Book Review: Ghost of Caura by Lance Baptiste
There are many benefits to living on a small island such as my beautiful twin island Republic, Trinidad and Tobago but my favorite one is the beaches. I absolutely love to go to the beach, I honestly don't even need to bathe in the water to have a good time, just being there is sometimes … Continue reading Off the beaten path …. my top 3 North Coast beaches.
There is something special about a book that paints a lucid picture of a time long ago. I enjoy books that are somewhat like a historical storybook, a window into the past. I am Trinbagonian and I am familiar with the San Fernando of the 21st century, but this book gave me a glimpse into life … Continue reading Book Review: The Year in San Fernando by Michael Anthony
There are many beautiful waterfalls hidden throughout the trails of the North Coast of Trinidad but one that I particularly enjoy is the stunning Aripo Falls. This small, cute, gorgeous waterfall is located in the Heights of Aripo and it is the waterfall that I wish I had in my own backyard (A Girl could … Continue reading My love affair with Aripo Falls
A couple of days ago, my best friend Shana sent me this quote: "In the rush to return to normal, use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to" Dave Hollis She then asked what do I think will be my new normal after Covid-19? What is worth getting back … Continue reading A new Normal…. 🙂 Six things I have learnt from Covid-19 thus far
Honestly, I believe that a day at the beach is just good for the mind, body and soul. There is something healing about being at the beach, whether you bathe in the water or you just sit and relax on the sand or just lie back and listen to the sound of the waves and … Continue reading My Top 4 Beaches in Trinidad – Advice from a hiker!
Rio Seco waterfall is located just before the village of Balandra in the north-east of Trinidad. This waterfall is one of the most well known in Trinidad and is beloved by many 😉 On any given weekend or especially on a holiday it is one of the most popular locations for hikers, limers (liming is … Continue reading Rio Seco Waterfall…… a perfect beginner’s hike
The beautiful Mt Tabor is the name of the mountain top behind the Mt St Benedict Church. This hike is one of the most scenic in Trinidad with views of the East-West Corridor and all the way south to the San Fernando Hill on the way up and a view of the St Joseph Valley … Continue reading Sometimes it is all about the View: Mt Tabor hike