This website was invented many years ago, when the author kept coming across interesting things in pockets whilst doing laundry. Like small, terrified reptiles. Blogging about raising children in the rainforest, moving them to the UK and watching them leave home one by one to have their own adventures has gradually been replaced by a return to grownup life for their mother, Nan Sheppard, who is an anthropologist, writer and public international law consultant.
Just after 3 o'clock this afternoon, an alleged 7.3 earthquake rocked Trinidad and Tobago, and was felt right up to Martinique. Our Central Bank has sustained damage, but my house is standing! No injuries reported.