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October 2012
Features
Cresting hour

 

Don Hebert has been shooting houses and landscapes in the Virgin Islands for almost 30 years—and has loved every minute of it. The bright pastels, azure waters, clandestine sunsets an...
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Village on the Rise

 

In the late afternoon, as the sun sets in the distance over BVI. Dinghies and small fishing boats make their way into the neighbourhood home landing. Fishermen young and old line up to weigh the...
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Reader's choice

 

It has been a year since we first asked you to vote on the best in properties and yachts and everything that makes the Virgin Islands awesome. Some things have changed since then, and others hav...
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Articles
Smart Development
Smart Development Numerous articles have been written regarding island erosion, coral reef degradation from sedimentation and impacts from the loss of wetlands, but these are all actually just small parts to a bigger picture. A watershed is an area of land in which all water that is under it or drains off it flows into the same place. The term never seems to come into conversation when arguing about environmental d...
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Native Movement
Native Movement

 

We hear it all the time: our natural habitat is disappearing. In the mad dash to claim and maim the world, the environment got the rough end of the pineapple and is in serious decline. We hear it, we feel sad, we mutter about the state of the world, and then we change the channel to something a little less depressing. Because, hey, we are only individuals and can’t change anything, rig...
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Controlling Air Flow
Controlling Air Flow

 

One of the first questions we ask a new client when embarking on the design process is: Do you want to use air conditioning in your new home? For some, there’s no debate—the house will be a sealed box and the temperature must be controlled at all times. However, more typically, the answer is not so straightforward, and it’s necessary to spend some time considering the pros ...
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Art Crossroads
Art  Crossroads

 

Is there a more evocative geographical region than the Caribbean? The name conjures up the scent of hibiscus, sparkling blue waters, blinding white sand and the distant lilt of a steel drum tinkling and clanging through the wind-shaken trees. To the holidaying visitor, it summons up leisure and indulgence—too much rum, dancing in the moonlight, dozing in a hammock. From the viewpoint o...
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Feasting in Anegada
Feasting in Anegada
If you’re looking for the freshest fish in the Virgin Islands, October offers a fun and (slightly) competitive way to find that fish. Head to Anegada for thea St Ursula’s Day holiday weekend, and experience the adrenaline rush of catching your own fish during the annual Lowell Wheatley Memorial Fishing Tournament. My husband Matt and I have a particular affinity for this event. It was ...
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Design on a Dime
Design on a Dime

At this time of year, frustrated customers come in the shop wanting to change the look of their houses for the new season, incorporating the inspiration they have gleaned from their summer holidays but not having the budget to redecorate. We always suggest making a few inexpensive changes, which can make a huge impact on a room.

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Yes, it does take time, patience and preparation to paint but th...
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