Callaloo & Pine Nut Falafel Wraps // Recipe

Food trucks are a thing in Cayman. A wonderful thing. One of our favourites is A La Kebab just down the road in Red Bay. They do a delicious pitta wrap with falafels, salad and sauce of your choice for about $8 (Ste had beef and lamb in his for $8.50). So delicious in fact … Continue reading Callaloo & Pine Nut Falafel Wraps // Recipe

Little Island Car

We already knew before we arrived in Cayman that we would need to buy a car. Our car at home was a lease, so because we didn't have the proceeds from a car sale our budget was small. A hire car had already been arranged for our first two weeks and we naively thought "two … Continue reading Little Island Car

Finding our Cayman home

I love looking at houses for sale, keeping an eye out for our forever home and dreaming about 'what if we won the lottery' homes. So when we had to start looking for a house in the Cayman Islands I was in my element. To Google I went, armed with my search queries for letting … Continue reading Finding our Cayman home


Weeks of packing, moments of excitement, feelings of dread, two extremely well behaved small children on a 16 hour journey and the first feeling that came over me as we landed in our new Caribbean home was one of complete and utter sadness. This has been, without a doubt, one of the hardest things I … Continue reading Homesick

Work Permit Approved

It's happening. My husband's work permit has been approved. In just over three weeks we'll be moving to the Caribbean with our 2 year old and 8 month old. Last night was a bit of a blur. Feelings of excitment, disbelief and a bit of trepidation. After two and a half months of planning and … Continue reading Work Permit Approved

The beginnings of an adventure…

After two months of talking, researching, filling in forms, spending hundreds of pounds and writing more lists than I've ever written before (and I'm a keen writer of lists!), we're finally submitting our visa application to live in the Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands! We, the simple Jervis family of Northumberland, are going to live … Continue reading The beginnings of an adventure…