Stingray Awards promote tourism excellence

(Blog post, Pink Duck Publishing) Awards promote tourism excellence The 2019 Stingray Awards are set to take place in July, celebrating those who go above and beyond working in the Cayman Islands’ tourism industry. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, the gala event will be held on Tuesday, July 23, at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand … Continue reading Stingray Awards promote tourism excellence

Cayman Island’s abused, unwanted animals receive a boost

(Pink Duck Publishing blog post) Boost for Cayman's unwanted and abused animals Funds for Cayman’s homeless and abused animals were given a boost recently, thanks to the Cayman Islands Humane Society’s annual gala Furball, held April 2019. Held at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, animal lovers gathered for the event … Continue reading Cayman Island’s abused, unwanted animals receive a boost

Underwater tunnel set to link Grand Cayman with Miami

(Pink Duck Publishing blog post) Some April Fool's day fun! Plans have been announced for a new underwater tunnel and high-speed passenger train linking Grand Cayman to Miami in the U.S. The 450-mile tunnel will be similar in style to the U.K.’s Channel Tunnel, an underwater rail tunnel through which the high-speed passenger train Eurostar … Continue reading Underwater tunnel set to link Grand Cayman with Miami

Cayman News Service: Dog left for dead by school bus

(Published by Cayman News Service, November 6, 2018) Animal lovers have been left reeling by a video circulating across social media showing a dog left for dead in the middle of the road after being hit by a school bus. The incident was caught on video by a Clifton Hunter High School student. On the short … Continue reading Cayman News Service: Dog left for dead by school bus

Yoga session promises to be unBULLievable

(Pink Duck Publishing blog post) Yoga for Magnus promises to be unBULLievable The Pink Duck Publishing team are gearing up to roll out their matts for an unBULLieavble yoga session to help Magnus the bull. Magnus was destined for slaughter last year, but his luck changed when animal lover Juliette Heath-Ebanks stepped in and raised … Continue reading Yoga session promises to be unBULLievable

Cayman News Service: Volunteers shocked by abuse of tiny dog

Image may be distressing to some viewers (Published by Cayman News Service, June 2018) Volunteers from a local animal welfare organisation, One Dog at a Time, say they were shocked by the abuse that a small dog rescued by their group had suffered. A tiny Yorkie-mix named Virtue, rescued earlier this week and now under … Continue reading Cayman News Service: Volunteers shocked by abuse of tiny dog

Skies magazine: Engaging with change

Delighted to have been selected as the first journalist to interview Cayman's new Governor, Anwar Choudhury. (Published in Cayman Airway's Skies magazine, March/April issue, 2018) http://www.caymanairwaysmagazine.com/engaging-with-change/ Anwar Choudhury, Cayman’s new Governor, has had an illustrious career. A career diplomat of 15 years, 58-year-old Choudhury took up the post in March of this year. Skies magazine … Continue reading Skies magazine: Engaging with change

The Cayman Reporter: Food bank set to feed Cayman’s most vulnerable

(Published in The Cayman Reporter, July 10, 2017) The Good Samaritan Food Bank is hoping to eliminate hunger in Cayman, one hungry mouth at a time. A centralised food bank is set to open shortly with the aim of helping Cayman’s most vulnerable families who are struggling to make ends meet. The Food Bank has … Continue reading The Cayman Reporter: Food bank set to feed Cayman’s most vulnerable

The Cayman Reporter: Cat rescuers don’t bottle it to save kitty

  (Published in The Cayman Reporter, July 10, 2017) Cat-astrophy was avoided for one cat, thanks to volunteer organisation Feline Friends. The feral cat was spotted by a member of the public with a water bottle wedged firmly over its head, preventing it from eating or drinking. The quick-thinking feral cat feeder contacted animal charity Feline Friends who … Continue reading The Cayman Reporter: Cat rescuers don’t bottle it to save kitty

The Cayman Reporter: Doctor hit by taxi dies from injuries

(Published in The Cayman Reporter, July 21, 2017)  Doctor Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie, an obstetrician-gynecologist from Jamaica, died Tuesday, July 18, less than 24 hours after being hit by a taxi. Dr. Jones-Leslie had only just arrived in Cayman when she was hit by a taxi outside Owen Roberts International Airport around 10:45 a.m. on Monday, … Continue reading The Cayman Reporter: Doctor hit by taxi dies from injuries