Monthly Archives: December 2009

Happy New Year!

  Happy New Year Barry and Marta   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Wild Potato Vine

Finally, after weeks of looking I spotted this showy, red flowering vine on my neighbour’s property. I’ve been watching out for the Ipomoea vine also known as the Christmas vine and or Wild Potato. I’m thinking this last week has … Continue reading

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Ruddy Turnstones at Sharkbite

Lunch at the Sharkbite in Turtle Cove Marina is always interesting……….the Ruddy Turnstones create quite a show as they vie for the choicest bits from the lunch time crowd and at night, you’ll be lucky to catch sight of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

    Wishing you all the very best at this special time of year.   Marta and Barry   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Christmas Beach Baby

We took little Malaika down to the beach close to Harbour Club Villas. She loves to play in the sand and even though the weather today was a little overcast, it was Christmas picture perfect! The light was gentle as … Continue reading

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Christmas Potcake

We received recent photos from Joe and Christen of their little Potcake named Ava that they adopted in November while here on their honeymoon. Jo writes “Ava is an utter joy and we couldn’t be happier with her. She’s the best … Continue reading

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Christmas Wild Poinsettia

The wild poinsettia is found throughout our islands. It has leaves that are shaped like a lance and are often tipped with a deep red towards the centre. This cluster of red leaves gives the impression of a flower but … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds

The pool area at Harbour Club Villas is the place to birdwatch and frequently we see these beautiful tiny creatures as they hover from flower to flower especially liking the flowers on my firecracker bushes.  The Bahama Woodstar is the … Continue reading

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Leeward Beach

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Wild Flowering Vines

I’m not sure what made me look down on the ground but I’m glad I did. We have a rocky bank by the villas that we cleared some weeks ago and now there are many tiny clumps of creeping vines … Continue reading

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