June 17, 2021

Cayman: Bush is reported to be standing down as Speaker of the LA

It is widely being reported that the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, McKeeva Bush, is expected to formally announce he is taking “a leave of absence” after the allegations of assault against him last weekend.  Bernie Bush, also from West Bay as Bush is, is the Deputy Speaker. A “leave of absence” does not mean […]

Cayman: Concerned Citizen’s Group fight to preserve Beach Accesses hits snag

The Concerned Citizen Group have filed a Notice of Intent to preserve beach accesses and in particular Dart Group’s plan to move four public beach access points at its Kimpton hotel site on the northern end of 7MB and the two access points surrounding the tunnel on West Bay Road. The Central Planning Authority last […]

Senior citizens Boxing Day

Cayman: Rotary Club’s Senior Citizens Boxing Day Bash Last Thursday (26) was Boxing Day, and a huge contingent of our Senior Citizens, from all over Grand Cayman, made it to the First Baptist Church Hall for the Rotary Club’s annual Christmas party. This was the 54th year Rotary Club of Grand Cayman have put on […]

Cayman Arts Fest Xmas Concert

Last Friday (20) at the beautiful St. George’s Anglican Church, the Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) staged a Family Christmas Concert. The concert featured the award winning celloist, the talented teenager, Dequan Smith, with the youthful CAF Elite String Ensemble. The hour long concert included well known and less known carols and music that was a […]

Cayman Christmas at St. George’s

Nine Lessons and Carols was beautiful and sacred My fourth visit to listen to carols was last Sunday (15) at St. George’s Anglican Church. This was a complete contrast to the last three I told you about, but no less enjoyable. It was their “Nine Lessons and Carols”, an Anglican tradition I grew up in […]

Cayman Christmas with FBCC

My last stop of the week was at The First Baptist Church, opposite The Lions Centre, for their annual Christmas concert. This was last Friday (13) and when you read on there was a mishap. In my opinion this is one of the finest church choirs on Grand Cayman and this concert did not disappoint. […]

Cayman Christmas with CNC&O

My next Christmas treat was once again at Elmslie United Church last Tuesday (10) to attend the “Gloria!” concert given by the Cayman National Choir and Orchestra. Over the many years I have been here I have watched the National Choir grow under various leaders, commencing with its founder, Dr. Mel McCoy, and to now Sue Horrocks. […]

Cayman Christmas with CMVC

Last Sunday (8) the Cayman Male Voice Choir gave a resounding Christmas Concert at Elmslie Memorial Church to an appreciative large audience. With many solo and group pieces from members of the choir it also had a solo performance form the young Alden Connoly and the former New Directions group but now they have added […]

Scottish whisky company sells a rare bottle to a collector in the Cayman Islands for a record price

Glen Flagler, a premium Scottish whisky brand, recently sold at auction a very rare collectible bottle to a whisky collector. The collector, we have been informed, resides in the Cayman Islands. The price paid for this bottle of Scotch was $134,000. This is a Caribbean record. This was in the same month that Scottish whisky auctions hit […]

Cayman’s Singing Christmas Tree

“A King Is Coming To Town” was the theme for the 9th year of the Singing Christmas Tree”. For the second time the annual event was held at The Lions Centre in George Town at was staged last Sat and Sun (Nov 30 & Dec 1). Previous years it’s been held at the originating church, […]