May 16, 2022

The Editor Speaks: Fat Tuesday

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It’s been quite a few days here in the Cayman Islands: Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day. I have already mentioned Ash and Valentine so I am going to concentrate on Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras. It ends the Christian Season of Epiphany that starts with Three […]

The Editor Speaks: Shrove Tuesday

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Today (Tue 28) is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras in French It is the day before the Lenten Season of 40 days and 40 nights begins and traditionally it is the day you eat as much as you can because you are supposed to almost starve yourself for the next […]

Cayman Islands’ Anglican Church Cook Rum

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Georgina Wilcox On Tuesday Feb. 9th it was Shrove Tuesday, also called Fat Tuesday (Mardis Gras in French), the day before Ash Wednesday that starts the somber 40 days and 40 nights of Lent. In the United Kingdom and some other countries Shrove Tuesday is also called Pancake Day. These countries consume pancakes, of course. […]