Author: BajanThings Team

  • BajanThings nine years on…

    BajanThings nine years on…

    This is the ninth year of BajanThings. We celebrate achieving over 180 posts that educate, enlighten and inform our BajanThings readers. BajanThings was conceived at a bar over a few beers in December 2014 and a rough note on a napkin. Well not the napkin as this is the digital age. Within a few hours…

  • BajanThings eight years on…

    BajanThings eight years on…

    When Peter and I sat down with a beer and discussed the possibility of starting a website in December 2014 neither of us expected BajanThings would grow to the comprehensive source of information about Barbados that it has become. Some of the articles have become a source of information for researchers. Some articles have gathered…

  • BajanThings seven years on…

    BajanThings seven years on…

    We hope you had a Happy Christmas even if you or family members had to self-isolate away from the festivities. Last Christmas we were in lock-down and it was pretty miserable. This year we have various Covid-19 vaccinations and the medical profession have learnt by trial and error and by massive sharing of learnings, new…

  • BajanThings six years on…

    BajanThings six years on…

    It is that time of year to reflect on BajanThings six years on since launch and over the past twelve months.  We hope you had a Happy Christmas even if you had to self-isolate away from your family. What was your BajanThings all time favourite post?  What was your BajanThings 2020 favourite post? My all…

  • BajanThings five years on…

    BajanThings five years on…

    2020 marks a new decade and BajanThings five years on.  It also marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Errol Barrow on 21st January 2020.  Errol Barrow’s time in the RAF between 1940 and 1947 is covered in two posts: Errol Barrow – Statesman, Prime Minister of Barbados, RAF Navigator World War II and…

  • BajanThings four years on…

    BajanThings four years on…

    As 2018 draws to a close and we look forward to 2019, it is that time of year to reflect on BajanThings four years on since its launch in December 2014 and over the past twelve months. BajanThings is mostly about the things we are passionate about: recording events that we have witnessed, or told…

  • BajanThings three years on…

    BajanThings three years on…

    BajanThings is three years old this month.  We published our first page on18th December 2014 and launched the site over the 2014 Christmas break. BajanThings is mostly about things that we are passionate about, events that we have witnessed, or told by those who did and the life of some of the people who were…

  • BajanThings two years on…

    BajanThings two years on…

    As 2016 draws to a close and we look forward to 2017 it is time to reflect on BajanThings two years on since my cousin Peter sowed the seed in December 2014. After a slow start BajanThings has grown in popularity. We now have 192 subscribers and 62  comments on line. More importantly, we both…