Five Tips for Learning to Surf after 40

Five Tips for Learning to Surf after 40

This is a guest post from Jay Recinto from Warm Winds Surf Shop on  Rhode Island. While I’m an avid snorkeler, I’ve never tried surfing but I’m willing to listen to what an expert says on the topic.  Here’s Jay.  There’s a saying that, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” A lot of middle-aged men […]

Life’s Simple Pleasures

Life’s Simple Pleasures

Every now and then I dedicate a post to little pleasures that; if they do not bring joy then they at least help me  get through the day. BTW:  I had planned to write a post on the value of mediocrity but it came out stilted and preachy, so I abandoned it in favour of […]

How To Get Publicity for Your Art Show

How To Get Publicity for Your Art Show

Getting people to come to an art show is almost an art in itself.  So where ever you are and whatever your artistic medium, consider this a quick and dirty guide to getting eyes on your work Our second woodturning show opened to the public at Doongalik Studios on 28th February, 2016. The show was […]

How I Beat B.E.C

How I Beat B.E.C

The Bahamas Electricity Corporation is one of the most hated companies in the country due to their high rates and frequent power outtages but is it possible to beat them at their own game?   Both Bahamian businesses and Bahamian families have to allocate a significant part of their income just to keeping their lights on. […]

My Favourite Job Interview Technique (It Works!)

My Favourite Job Interview Technique (It Works!)

First of all the job interview is not about you. It’s about them, their problems, and what you can do to fix them.  I had to learn this the hard way but you don’t. I interview badly.  I use the term ‘badly’ as a euphemism for f*cking horribly. I stammer, stumble over my words, look […]