Barlow's Cayman

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Barlow's Cayman
Gordon Barlow has lived in Cayman since 1978.
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  • The right to die 2 weeks ago In a blog-post called The Gay Marriage Thing in March last year, I recognized that the legalization of same-sex marriages in effect dismissed procreation as the basic premise on which formal marriage has always been based. The premise dated from the days when love had nothing to do with marriage,...
  • Give a Kid Breakfast 2 weeks ago One of Cayman’s most emotive charity-appeals is for children who arrive at school without having been fed any breakfast. A newspaper report from two years ago spoke of 1000 children in this situation, and the website of the (separate) children’s charity that gives schoolkids free lunches...
  • Hobson's Choice 4 weeks ago When I was a boy… [Surely one of the benefits of becoming an old codger is that you can get away with reminiscences beginning with “When I was a boy”.] So. When I was a boy, life was simpler for children than it is now.For one thing, the food was simpler. In the 1940s and ‘50s, shops...
  • Standards in Public Life (in Cayman) 2 months ago Having Cayman as a colony is not all fun and games for the British Government. The poor old FCO (Foreign & Commonwealth Office) goes to all the trouble of designing a framework to contain bad behavior by our local rulers, only for the framework to be ignored or subverted.Bad behavior is supposed to...
  • X is for Xmas 3 months ago I came across a website the other day that challenged readers to write a series of 26 essays, within a selected theme, each essay to be identified with a different letter of the alphabet. Mentally flipping through my blog’s archives I found I could handle the assignment only if I used X for Xmas...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Cayman Islands Silver Award!

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Lindsay De Feliz
21:01 PM November 16, 2012

I always enjoy reading Gordon's blog. Insightful and interesting information and always makes me think. Good job.

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