Monthly Archives: July 2006

Information for visitors to the White House

DIRECTIONS TO THE WHITE HOUSE CHARLOTTEVILLE Enter Charlotteville on the main road from Speyside. On entering the village turn right at the petrol station. Follow the road straight on bearing right when there is a choice. At the top the … Continue reading

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Charlotteville sits prettily in the middle of Man’o’war bay at the eastern end of the island of Tobago on the Caribbean ocean. Population about 3000 (Tobago about 50,000, Trinibago about 1.3 million). Most Tobago residents are local afro-caribbeans. Catches about … Continue reading

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Steve’s bands

JAZZ SAX My bands love playing and we are waiting for you to make contact. Email You can hear some of my music by clicking on “Hear some of my music” on Blogroll on the right of this page Steve … Continue reading

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Happy new year

The first of January 1973. New year’s day and I woke with a feeling of keen anticipation. Every day I was learning new and fascinating aspects of the unique environment I was living in and I looked forward to a … Continue reading

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Culture shock

I was dismayed when Ryan was brought back to the hospital in relapse again. I was a trainee paediatrician, a registrar, recently returned to the UK from Papua New Guinea. I felt that some of the agressive medical treatment that … Continue reading

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Plastic teeth

A week ago our medical team was chased away from the village near the coast. Angry, dangerous looking men threatened us with spears and bows and arrows. Later when tempers had calmed some of the team carefully approached the village … Continue reading

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The White House, Charlotteville, Tobago

White house Originally uploaded by Culture Shock. The White House is my house in Charlotteville, Tobago. We have two apartments available for rent. More details on the website – click on under Blogroll

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Steve saxophone player

   Steve Salfield is a tenor saxophone player and alto and soprano saxophone player. I lead my own jazz groups, Steve Salfield Duo, Steve Salfield Trio and Steve Salfield Quartet. We have played at many functions and concerts around the … Continue reading

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4.5 billion years ago the sun forms 4.4 billion years ago earth forms 3.5 billion years ago continents, atmosphere, oceans Stromatolites – oldest evidence of life form in shallow ocean waters 2.5 billion years ago protozoites 2 billion years ago … Continue reading

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