location is one of earth's most special places. "GKT's Flotatation
太太 calls it. Not a soul along this tranquil stretch of
waterfront of Barbados. We swam with giant sea turtles who were tame
enough not to be frightened plus the locals are strong protectionist with their Rastafarian
- J & T flew in 5 hours from New York.
discovered it was J who sold Victor 40 Broad Street in NYC years
remember distinctly because he asked "Why can't you
find deals like this?". The bar was set high from the start.
- R & I who travelled 31 hours from Hong
And they picked up parts for the Morgan here, from London (LHR). Pretty
impressive. Not only excellent foodies but serious oenophiles
as well. Interesting conversations always. Dressed elegantly in Jimmy Choo strappy heels
petite I announced " We are
exhausted. Delayed at Gatwick. " With that we
started with introductory rum punch, then continued on with champagne, wine,
Twice we were hosted by Aj
in a private residence that was leased by Simon Cowell for $1 million over
Christmas 2008. 20
full-time staff keep the place going. Generous Ajmal shared various Petrus with us from the
collection of wines he has been accumulating. Yummm... 太太
was gobsmacked. If you would like to rent this place, let us know, we'll
put in a good word for you
Lord A at one end of the beach and
Greensleeves at the other end. The latter being
founder/inventor of tetrapack. Can you imagine if he makes just a
penny for each tetrapack in the world? Upon arrival
Philiathes was anxious to be the perfect
host, and offered to walk me along the beach to a location not far away where we
would dine in the evening.
Although brilliant on any subject on earth be it composing music, corporate
tax, technology genius...whatever, this rocket scientist forgot about the tide
coming in at twilight and good thing 太太
had taken off her jewellery as we ended up with wet T-shirts splashed along a shallow
waterline. Hahaha... What a brilliant introduction
was in a good mood after a grzzz Err Canada (no
water in all loos across the county) flight.
was 'let off" [i.e. the smallest bill of the entire trip] with being 'allowed' to host Flying Fish
with deep fried breadfruit for lunch on
the Atlantic ocean part of the island one day.
Around 90 turtle eggs are at the foot of
GKT's property. In around the end of September we pray for birth of
a healthy brood of sea turtles. How auspicious that this event took
place while these great minds where exchanging ideas. What an
invigorating business lesson!