Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Case of the Missing Tostones

The Crone is resolved to launch a mystery franchise set in Vieques. The place is perfect for it, for there are lots of winding roads for car chases, a small airport and ferry port to allow criminals in and out, … Continue reading

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Two Pelicans, ready for their close-up

Admittedly, there is little about this video that is causing any hours of lost sleep at the BBC’s Natural History Unit. But watch it and tell me if these two Pelicans aren’t the hammiest performers you’ve seen for a while.

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photos from Puerto Rico

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Did I mention the infinity pool?

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A little night music

One of the best things about this part of Puerto Rico is the night orchestra. When the wind blows through the palm trees, it sounds like heavy rain. The tree frogs have a lot to say for themselves and, although … Continue reading

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Faking an Organism

How the Crone wishes she could share with you sparkling images from last night’s trip to the bioluminescent bay. Sadly however, the moon was near full, and there was little cloud cover, meaning that, while the single cells did their bit … Continue reading

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Not Hilda Ogden’s Muriel…

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Synchronized Swimming with Doris Brazil

The Crone is tempted to write to Doris Brazil to see if she and Flo are any good in the water. The reason? The Crone went swimming this evening under the stars, splashing about in the bioluminescent bay for which … Continue reading

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There’s beauty in balustrades

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A room with a view

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