Meetup groups - one way to find a connection in a new city and when forging a new life.
Last month I was in Spain attending language classes at the International Spanish Centre of the University of Málaga. I spent one of my weekends reunited with a friend who came all the way from Scotland. Together we explored a bit of Andalucía together. Our weekend adventure consisted of three places: Nerja, Granada, and Sevilla. In this article I will be highlighting my trip to Granada.
This series looks at the lives of Antiguans who have left the nest to pursue education and careers outside of Antigua. It features persons in a range of areas such as the arts, business, technology and other areas our creative people have found themselves enthralled in. There is no definite number of interviews that will be attached to this series as I will continue to look far and wide for more of our stories to tell, so we can keep abreast of all the positive and great work our Antiguans and Barbudans are doing in the world.
On Wednesday May 25th 2022, the Antigua Film Academy had their first ever health fair with the theme: MENTAL ILLNESS IN HEALTHY YOUTHS - THE PARADOX. The president of the Motion Picture Association, Ms. Francine Carby was the opening speaker. She explained that the main purpose of the evening was to bring awareness to mental illnesses, as we joined in the world-wide celebration of May being the month of Mental Health Awareness.
When I arrived in Canada, I spent my first semester transitioning into university life. Nearing the end of my second semester, something unexpected happened. The COVID-19 pandemic hit! On request of the university, I immediately returned home for the rest of the semester.
Antigua is currently gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year, Antigua Sailing Week, which commences on the 30th April and ends on 6th May 2022. After a 2 year hiatus, Antigua Sailing Week 2022 is even more highly anticipated than previous years and many are eager for the festivities to start.