"Merryfield", Gibbs
St. Peter, BB 26027
Barbados, West Indies

Tel / Fax: (246) 422 1524

 

 

MUSTIQUE HOUSES VOLUME I

The tiny Caribbean island of Mustique has long been known as a playground of the rich and famous. With a land area of just 1400 acres and some ninety private homes it boasts an incredible diversity of architectural styles and includes some of the worlds most expensive and most coveted real estate.  This book looks at 23 of those homes in detail and gives a brief history of how and when they came to be.  

Appx. 10" x 13", Hardback, 382 pages with over 300 photographs.

Published 2010, ISBN 978-976-8233-00-4

 

 

 

 

 

CARIBBEAN STREET FOOD - BARBADOS

This is my third collaboration with local writer Peter Laurie and is part of a trilogy of Caribbean Street Food books. No frills, no cutlery and no service charge, tis is the real thing. It's what Bajans miss when they're away and what visitors love to sample. Rum shops, food vans, back yard barbeques, street stalls and beach bars are among the culinary venues covered while Pudding and souse, cou-cou, steppers, buljol and itals just a few of the local delicacies you'll encounter. 

Appx. 5" x 7", Softback, 112 pages with over 90 photographs.

Published by Macmillan Caribbean, ISBN number 978-14050-8427-7

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HISTORIC HOUSES OF BARBADOS

This is the third edition of the Henry Fraser/Ronnie Hughes book first published in 1982 that details some of the most significant buildings to be found (or not anymore in some cases) in Barbados. Over fifty properties were photographed during the course of 2008 and these pictures join Henry's orginal pen and ink drawings from some twenty-five years ago to provide what we hope will be a lasting record of the country's architectural heritage. 

 Appx. 12”x 10”, Hardback, 152 pages with over 60 photographs.

 Published by Wordsmith International, IBSN 978-976-9515-33-8

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BARBADOS - AN ISLAND PORTRAIT

Written by well-respected local writer Peter Laurie this book provides a fascinating insight into the Barbadian way of life. Quirky and informative it is a compelling read from cover to cover. Its extensive visual content is drawn from fifteen years of the photographer’s time in Barbados.

Appx. 13”x 10”, Hardback, 192 pages with over 200 photographs.

Published by Macmillan Caribbean, IBSN 0-333-94596-4

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ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN IN BARBADOS

This book takes a look at two-dozen of the islands most unique properties, from the inimitable Oliver Messel houses such as Mango Bay and Maddox to the Neo -Classical splendour of the Sandy Lane Hotel. It provides an otherwise unattainable guided tour through some of the country’s most exclusive homes.

Appx.11”x 11” Hardback, Deluxe slipcase, 272 pages with over 300 photographs.

Published by Wordsmith International, ISBN 976-8078-93-6

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 THE RESTAURANTS IN BARBADOS

This book features over twenty of the island’s top restaurants and captures their food, ambiance and personality. It includes behind-the-scenes photography from the kitchen, notes from the chef, favourite recipes and is a must for lovers of fine food everywhere.

Appx.11”x 11” Hardback, Deluxe slipcase, 310 pages with over 300 photographs.

Published by Wordsmith International, ISBN 976-8079-77-0

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 S T. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

This book meanders through the almost forty islands that comprise this beautiful Caribbean archipelago. From the tiny uninhabited islands of the Tobago Keys to the hustle and bustle of downtown Kingston it charts the development of the country from it’s first Stone Age inhabitants to the present day.

Appx. 13”x 10”, Hardback, 176 pages with over 200 photographs.

Published by Macmillan Caribbean, IBSN 0-333-93415-6