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Emmanuel arrived and the humble were in awe at the splendour of this sight. The arrival of one defenceless baby would change the lives of so many and for so many generations. Continue reading
Recently I decided to head to the North of the island. The purpose was to visit the Grand Baie area which I have not seen for a few years. My memories of Grand Baie and Pereybere date back to the 80′s. In those days the region had a charm and beautiful tranquil beaches. (Click on photo to view larger format). Continue reading
On Armistice day 11 November, in Curepipe town there was an exhibition of war period items. Located in front of the monument dedicated to the Unknown Soldier symbolising the end of World War 1 but also in honour of those who gave their lives in the two major wars. Continue reading
A peculiarity of paradise island is the use of first names instead of the family name in formerly addressing people. The island’s people have shed the use of formality and adopt an ancient method of address. Continue reading
We all know that there is trouble in paradise. Nothing new I hear you say. Even Adam and Eve got themselves into trouble and they had all the facilities for an easy life. However, this problem involves one of paradise’s major banks and it’s personnel. There have been two cases bought before justice and highlighted in the local press. Continue reading
It is sad to note that official statistics show that poverty is on the increase in Paradise. In 2002, official statistics had shown that 93,200 people were living below the poverty line. The 2012 census made in May of that year indicates 126,200. This indicates an increase of 33,000 in just a decade. Continue reading