osprey’s perch: a work of short fiction

Short story and photographs by Dominique Rolle A gust of punchy cool wind ascends him rapidly into the sun. Like a spider sliding down an invisible silk thread, he glacially descends into the mess of a nest he first built for her last winter. She’ll be here when the red dust comes blowing in from…

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ecg youth centre celebrates 10 years

For the staff, supporters, founders, students and alumni of The Edward C. Gartland Youth Centre on Providenciales, November offered a happy opportunity to celebrate the program’s 10-year-anniversary. Still, perhaps no one in attendance was more grateful to honor the occasion than former TCI Premier and local businessman Hon. Galmo Williams who recalled how the idea…

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Flora: Plants of the Turks and Caicos

Focusing on the relationship between local plants and Islanders, photographer Dominique Rolle has produced his first collection of fine art photography: Flora – Plants of the Turks and Caicos. The series premiered at the fifth annual ‘An Exclusive Evening of Art’ hosted at The Shore Club on January 26, 2019.

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start ups: rising artists on the scene

Many of them started showcasing their talents in Chrystal ‘TESS’ Charles’ backyard at the beloved entertainer’s ‘no-judgment, all love’ monthly open mic nights she dubbed B(ring) Y(our) O(wn) C(reativity) in April 2017. Some of them are veterans of the spoken word poetry scene trailblazed by the Towers of Babel, a performing arts troupe that first…

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south bank calls to the adventurous

When Windward Development Director Ivor Stanbrook first arrived on the island of Providenciales in the mid-1980s, it was a child’s paradise. As a young man, he spent hours playing in the sea and exploring the islands’ coasts. Swimming, sailing and boating were some of his favorite ways to spend his sunny summer days. Stanbrook’s family…

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grace bay club’s flair for culinary creativity

In our cuisine-obsessed, celebrity-driven global culture, there’s no doubt that hiring a telegenic chef with the right social media profile can mean instant success for a restaurant in a hyper-competitive market. But ask successful veterans of the fine-dining scene and they’ll tell you: Superstar chefs come and go. Sustained creativity requires a committed, talented team….

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seaside views from lofty perches

Geologically speaking, the Turks and Caicos islands are essentially limestone rocks that rose above the water where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean. That geology gives our archipelago its famously clear waters and world-class beaches. But in some places, like the iron shore along scenic stretches of Providenciales’ coastline, geology also provides us stunning prominences that…

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