Island hopping the archipelago

Amélie Nothomb –  tout ce que l’on aime devient une fiction…. I left Guadeloupe six weeks ago, the same day the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Northern Ireland.  The world has become unrecognisable in a short space of time.  The inevitable boredom of confinement often results in re-reading the pages of my leather journal,…

First Impressions of Island Life

Summarising the first two weeks and capturing the array of emotions is difficult to put into words.  This is a short article detailing my first impressions of the French Caribbean island where I am living. Why am I in Guadeloupe? Some crazy travelling expedition to ‘find myself’ on the ‘gap yah’ I never had? Running…