July 17, 2018

TCI: Lord Ashcroft wins ruling against summons for examination

In her ruling,  Chief Justice Ramsey-Hayle, held that Turks and Caicos Islands’  (TCI) Supreme Court lacked jurisdiction to summon Lord Michael Ashcroft for examination. This was despite evidence suggesting that Lord Ashcroft enjoyed Belonger Status in TCI. The Chief Justice said, “…computer servers were sabotaged prior to the appointment of the JOLs [Joint Official Liquidators […]

Sean Sutherland’s piano recital

By Georgina Wilcox Last Saturday I was present with other invited guests at the magnificent home of Professor John-Paul Clarke in Beach Bay for a piano recital given by Caribbean born pianist , Sean Sutherland who is on tour. To say I, along with everyone present, was stunned by the performance is an understatement. When […]

Cayman Islands: CayFilm 2018 played to a Full House

Last Friday (June 29) crowds gathered at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman ballroom to attend a smaller scale 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival. Earlier in the year, Festival Director Tony Mark, had announced CayFilm was cancelled. Then this month he announced the show would go on in a very much watered down format. Mark said, […]

The Lions roar again

By Georgina Wilcox The Cayman Islands Lions of Tropical Gardens held their annual Change of Administration Dinner on Saturday June 23rd at The Hard Rock Cafe overlooking Hog Sty Bay. Not only was the dinner sumptuous, but we also had a superb fireworks presentation outside, courtesy of the government, who had chosen the same evening […]

Male Voice Choir scintillates

Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir give a scintillating sound performance By Georgina Wilcox Despite missing some stalwart singers, including their conductor, the Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir gave another skillful, scintillating, sound performance at their June Gospel Concert on Sunday 24th. The performance was as usual held at Elmslie Memorial Church on Harbour Drive in […]

Grease was ‘Lightning’ fast

By Georgina Wilcox The Cayman Drama Society’s latest production at The Prospect Playhouse is the musical “Grease”. I have to admit I groaned when I saw the news from the CDS that “Grease” was going to be staged. I had seen five different stage productions of “Grease” and that did not include the TV production […]

“I can only imagine” – don’t just imagine, go and see it!

By Georgina Wilcox Last night, along with many others I went to the Cinema at Camana Bay, to watch the movie “I Can Only Imagine”. The movie is based on the background story of the hit Christian pop song of the same name recorded by MercyMe. Please don’t be put off if you are a […]

“He is risen”

By Georgina Wilcox The First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman’ s Sanctuary Choir were in their normal good form when they presented their Easter offering “He Is Risen” last Sunday (25th). This was an encore performance after the one on Friday (23). It was a powerful presentation with strong singing and outstanding vocalists leading a […]

“Barefoot” didn’t put a foot wrong

By Georgina Wilcox Cayman Islands press were invited to a pre-showing of the Cayman Drama Society’s latest offering, Neil Simon’s famous play, “Barefoot in the Park”. I expect a lot of you would have seen the movie of the same name that starred Jane Fonda as Corie and Robert Redford as Paul. The movie came […]

Senior’s Boxing Day Bash

On Boxing Day (Dec 26) many of Grand Cayman’s senior citizens descended on the First Baptist Church Hall for a sumptuous meal, lots of gifts and entertainment both organised and spontaneous. All was courtesy of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. Various club members waited on the tables including Her Excellency Cayman Islands Governor Helen […]