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Forum: Barbados
Oct 13th 2011, 2:58 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 12,816
Posted By shines

Re: Barbados is expensive!

Animal flower cave was well worth the money :thumbup:

It is!!! I missed your private message as I have not been on this site forever but the Animal Flower Cave is home for me and I think it is the...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 13th 2011, 2:46 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,419
Posted By shines

Re: Violin Lessons

Check out this Facebook page, it should help you...

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Suzuki-Music-Barbados-Inc/178133145558188?v=info
Forum: Barbados
Apr 2nd 2011, 12:02 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,192
Posted By shines

Re: Aerobics Classes - Children's Activities

OK Alexandra School in Speightstown

They run Karate on (I think) Tuesday and Friday.

I also recently saw some adverts for some guy who was teaching fitness classes there too on various nights....
Forum: Barbados
Mar 17th 2011, 2:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 22,064
Posted By shines

Re: Thinking of moving to Barbados...need some help

Unless you have work permits/visa's/citizenship rights then this is not the place to move to. Visa's/work permits are very hard to come by. Very hard. The govt here is very anti immigrants unless you...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 16th 2011, 3:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By shines

Re: How did your move affect the children?

Depends how old your children are and what school you send them to.

If you send them somewhere like Providence/Codrington then there will be many other ex pat children and they will just blend in,...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 16th 2011, 3:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,998
Posted By shines

Re: Puppies in Barbados

Try to rethink the breeder route. Barbados is a small Island and there is a lot of inbreeding, a lot of abused animals and just a lot of lovely non breeds that need a home.

They tend to be...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 16th 2011, 3:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,491
Posted By shines

Re: The SchoolHouse?

There is a special needs school/facility called Sunshine Stimulation Centre.

http://www.bwcf.org.uk/default.aspx?story=sunshine

There is also a group trying to raise funds to build another...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 16th 2010, 11:26 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By shines

Re: Christmas dinner musings...

Most hotels/restaurants will be open. Christmas Day is usually the busiest day of the year for them.

Atlantis on the East Coast will have a Bajan Christmas Buffet (altho already have over 250...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 25th 2010, 9:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By shines

Re: Flying dog to UK

Ahh ok, hope you get everything sorted!
Forum: Barbados
Nov 20th 2010, 3:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By shines

Re: Flying dog to UK

Oh no, why is he going back?

There is a vet in Speightstown but I have never used him, sorry. None in St Lucy. We always go to Duckhouse in St Thomas. He is open 8 - 10 am every day and 4 - 5 pm...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 11th 2010, 11:23 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,372
Posted By shines

Re: Any one know ''Cesarean delivery cost in Barbados QEH hospital?

edited to add - have just seen the rest of this thread (was not logged in when I read it) and am also appalled you think it is ok to just arrive in a country and have a baby in order to gain...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 14th 2010, 4:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By shines

Re: 30 day entry

Smile...? LOL

No they are on strike as last week an unhappy customer banged on the glass screen and smashed it. When they came to work on Monday it was still smashed so they sent all the new...
Forum: Barbados
Sep 2nd 2010, 2:40 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By shines

Re: Mosquitos

This is true, dengue is not contagious at all.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 8th 2010, 3:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By shines

Re: good value food places to eat

Also Fishermens Pub in Speightstown too. Good local food at reasonable prices. It is on the sea front.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 7th 2010, 10:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,760
Posted By shines

Re: Passports

You have to fed ex it all there, such a bore.

If anyone is visiting the UK with an nearly out of date passport you should get it done whilst there.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 7th 2010, 8:06 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,760
Posted By shines

Re: Passports

You can no longer renew your British Passport in Barbados, it has to be sent to Washington DC.
Forum: Barbados
Jul 28th 2010, 3:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By shines

Re: Toddler play groups

There is a West Coast toddler group that meet on a Thursday morning.

You can contact Breanne Byrne ([email protected]) who is the current organiser.

The 3 year old is also old enough to go...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 26th 2010, 5:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By shines

Re: Windscreen...

Being done today! I will no longer be housebound :D
Forum: Saint Lucia
Jul 25th 2010, 1:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,072
Posted By shines

Re: unfriendly expats in St Lucia

Just jumping in here but I find expats to be generally cliquey and above themselves. It appears they try to reinvent themselves when they settle elsewhere and take on all sort of airs and graces that...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 25th 2010, 1:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By shines

Re: Set the record straight

Goodness, what a horrible person.

Thankfully they are the minority, best to ignore it and carry on. There is no need for you to justify yourself to us or him/her.

Ignorance is a terrible thing...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 25th 2010, 1:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By shines

Re: Windscreen...

Ahhh the good people at CGI tell me the windscreen is covered by the insurance, no charge :thumbsup:
Forum: Barbados
Jul 23rd 2010, 12:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By shines

Re: Windscreen...

Thanks chick

Will call them!
Forum: Barbados
Jul 21st 2010, 3:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By shines

Windscreen...

...mine is cracked and geting worse.

Anyone have any info to share on where to get a new one or if anyone on the Island repairs them?

So far the quote I have is about $1000 - :ohmy:
Forum: Barbados
Jul 19th 2010, 7:22 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By shines

Re: Any suggestions for nice cool walks

From the Animal Flower Cave over to River Bay along the cliff tops.

Head east from the cave and go early morning or late evening. There is no shade but normally a lovely breeze (the last 3 days...
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