December 11, 2019

Archives for November 13, 2019

The Publisher speaks: Missing pair of glasses – you won’t guess where I found them.

By Joan Wilson Gardening is my favorite past time but I do not garden with my glasses on. Last Monday, 10th October, I found myself gardening with my glasses on. I immediately removed them and put them on the back bumper of my SUV. I finished my gardening and cleaning up my place and returned […]

Cayman: Ombudsman rules “it would not be in the public interest to disclose the responsive records while the negotiations relating to cruise berthing continue”

The Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 74 involving the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism & Transport An applicant made a request for access under the Freedom of Information Law (FOI Law) to two letters of intent between the government and two cruise lines in relation to a procurement exercise for a cruise berthing facility in George […]

Cayman: Bodden Town wins District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition

DISTRICT HERITAGE AMBASSADOR COSTUME COMPETITION SET FOR HOLIDAY MONDAY [George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Tourism Attraction Board and the Pirates Week Festival Office are pleased to announce the annual District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition (DHACC) will take place at ‘Culture Shop’ on Monday 11th November. The competition starts at 5:00 pm on the […]

Cayman: Camana Bay is the home of the holidays this festive season

Camana Bay is the home of the holidays, and this holiday season families and friends are encouraged to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Camana Bay with a range of annual traditions, weekly festivities, giveaways and opportunities to give back. The season starts with the annual Tree Lighting and holiday market, a […]

Cayman: Special training presentations for the holidays

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna The Festive-Season Dash is Almost Here! on Special NowPre-Christmas  Lunch/Learn Presentations for The Holidays!4 Special Seasonal Selections Inspirational       Practical       Team BuildingPositive-Vibe Creating       Healthy   “NOW DASHER….” Employees learn life skills for managing the additional challenges and stressors of the holidays with balance, strength and flexibility.   Bring Fun into The Hustle and […]

Growth and development of notch speleothems from Cayman Brac, British West Indies

Response to variable climatic conditions over the last 125,000 years By Jones, Brian;Zheng, Erjun;Li, Long The spectacular wave-cut notch on Cayman Brac, which is 6 m above sea level, formed during Marine Isotope Stage 5e highstand, 128,000 to 116,000 years ago. On Cayman Brac, the notch is commonly decorated with speleothems (mostly stalactites) that are […]

Cayman: Thursday 14th November is World Diabetes Day!

What is diabetes exactly?Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes both occur when the body cannot store and use glucose, which is essential for energy.  Type 1 Diabetes: Occurs when your body doesn’t produce sufficient insulin, a hormone secreted by beta cells in the pancreas. Insulin allows your body to use sugar from carbohydrates for energy. Type […]

Cayman: Swanky at District Heritage Day events

Swanky Kitchen Band (guardians of our musical culture) will be performing at the districts. See below: Tuesday 12 November                                  East End Heritage Field, Seaview Road                   EAST END                           8:15 PM Wednesday 13 November                           West Bay Heritage Field, Birch Tree Hill Road       WEST BAY                           8:15 PM Friday 15 November                                       Nurse Josie’s Senior Centre, Gun […]

Cayman: Statement by HE the Governor on the passing of Sir Edward Zacca

I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sir Edward Zacca. Sir Edward’s distinguished career spanned some five and a half decades in legal and judicial services in the region and he is widely credited with playing a significant role in the development of law in the Caribbean. He served as Chief Justice […]

1956 TV footage of iconic lounge chair

The Original 1956 NBC TV Footage of Charles & Ray Eames Debuting Their Iconic Lounge Chair By Rain Noe From Core77 This is so cool! In the 1950s NBC had the Today show and The Tonight Show, as they do today. But they also had a show in between them called Home, hosted by Editor-in-Chief […]