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Flying Kites

Flying Kites

Flying kites It is a tradition to fly kites on Easter. They are multi-colored ornate, poly shapes, sometimes like diamonds, sometimes like dragons. Children make their first kites from ripped out pages of school books and the spines of coconut leaves threaded through...
Royal Visit

Royal Visit

A Royal Visit My family considers itself to be the custodians of the Hermitage, and when our guests come to visit we know we are the guides and not the attraction. This house has been here near 400 years, growing its own charm and letting history gather around it,...
An Afternoon Escape

An Afternoon Escape

An Afternoon Escape It was an adventure, every time, to walk through the bushes that began just beyond the backdoor of the kitchen. The path began just behind the galvanized tubs my mother washed our clothes in. I ducked beneath the laundry on the line and I was gone,...
Old Man

Old Man

The Old Man I have heard the old folks refer to the mountain as the Old Man and say that when he takes his hat off the night will be cold. When there is no clouds, and no haze, the air becomes crisp and there is a slight chill as the wind comes down from a high blue...
Reflections

Reflections

Reflections I saw so regularly an old man sitting by the roadside that I began to feel I knew him, though we never spoke. He sat there from morning, through midday sun and into the afternoon, somehow comfortable on stony soil, beneath a mango tree. He would raise a...

The Hermitage Villas announces The Cottages at Hermitage

The Hermitage Nevis invites a select few to Live The Hermitage Life with the next phase in The Hermitage Villas. Nevis, West Indies – 27 August 2018 — Richard S. Lupinacci, owner & founder of The Hermitage Plantation Inn and Villas announces Phase Two of...

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