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Angela and Steve…. Married!

Angela and Steve got married at Hunte’s Gardens recently, after the ceremony we drove over to the beach at Bathsheba where we did some beach images. These are a small sample of the photos they received from their day. http://www.lesliestjohn.comContinue reading

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The Great Leap

  The statue “Grande Jete” by Enzo Plazotta is one of several well known sculptures on the grounds of the Crane Beach Resort. Given that loosely translated the statue’s name  means “great leap” it seemed appropriate to pose a newlywed … Continue reading

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Past and Present

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Grande Jete

The statue “Grande Jete” stands in a garden at the Crane resort in Barbados. Facing east this statue is a life size bronze of British Ballet Dancer David Wall, done by Italian sculptor Enzo Plazotta. Another one of these statues … Continue reading

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“Above the vulgar flight of common souls.”

http://www.lesliestjohn.com Back to the Cubana Monument. I always knew that the monument had the names of the persons who died in the  bombing, I had never noticed the detail of the birds inscribed on the granite until I stopped to … Continue reading

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Sir Frank Walcott’s Statue

http://www.lesliestjohn.com One of the more original statues of the national heroes in Barbados is that of Sir Frank Walcott.  The statue stands on a granite podium addressing a “crowd of onlookers”  from below. The statue stands next to the building … Continue reading

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Afternoon light….

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