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The hurricane has come and gone and all is good and well. We had decided to ride out the storm in our apartment instead of spending it in the shelter – turns out it was the right choice. With our back windows boarded up with plywood, we were protected from the brunt of the winds. […]

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Well, there is not much to do now except drink the beers while they are cold. The Hurricane is still a category 4 and has just reached the south coast of Jamaica. The “experts” say it will take 8 to 12 hours to pass the coast of Jamaica and then a few more hours to […]

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Now we wait.Mr Dean has still not reached Jamaica yet. Still a category 4 Hurricane. The Cayman Islands has officially announced a Hurricane Warning. Which means that a Hurricane is expected in the next 24 hours. “Duh”. No chance of escaping now. Last plane will leave at noon today and then they close the airport. […]

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We are the very small islands just to the west of Jamaica in the clear blue sea. Left hand edge of the latest satellite photo. Dean will hit Jamaica in the next 24 hours. Now a category 4 Hurricane (155mph winds). I’ve just heard on the weather channel that it is likely to increase to […]

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We’re sitting here watching the sun go down, drinking cold beers, listening to some chilled lounge music and catching up on emails. I’m wondering what Dean has in store for us. Everybody has different ideas. Last year the predicted hurricane missed by miles. This year Dean is apparently on a direct hit for Grand Cayman […]