Barbados

UK TV: ITV 2 LOOKING FOR BAJAN FAMILIES TO APPEAR IN NEW “REALITY” SHOW STARRING MARK WRIGHT

[Thanks EC] I am already cringing.  The individuals responsible for commissioning shows for ITV2 should be flogged in the streets and then forced to watch back to back episodes of reality shows featuring Peter Andre.

NEW SITCOM FROM BARBADOS ‘KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES’ COMING TO BRITISH TV SCREENS

After months of planning and preparation, the first Caribbean TV series for many years (and the the first ever series from Barbados) comes to the UK. As a first on British television, this production has an all-Caribbean cast, an all-Caribbean crew and was written, directed and produced by a Caribbean team. The whole family – mum, dad, grandma, granddad and children – will enjoy this wholesome series!  And many people will enjoy the opportunity to relax at home, switch on the television []

UK TV/VIDEO: BBC BIG QUESTION – SHOULD ADOPTION BE COLOUR BLIND?

Last week the government revealed new adoption guidelines that will now make it easier for couples to adopt children from different ethnic backgrounds, and say that race should no longer be a “deal-breaker” in adoption cases.  Click HERE to read more about this decision if you missed it. As expected the release of the new guidelines sparked major debate. Some felt that the new guidelines were a step in the right direction, while others expressed concern that a black/Asian child would lose his/her identity and have no understanding of their culture if placed []

PICS: SERENA WILLIAMS AND COMMON VISIT BARBADOS

Tennis champion Serena Williams and rapper/actor boyfriend Common have been photographed on holiday in Barbados. Common has become oh so Hollywood.  Hanging out with A-listers, starring in big budget movies and now he’s taken up horse riding as a hobbie…. [Thanks Ronke] Via The YBF Click here to view more pics… No comment………….

RIHANNA – SINGLE COVER FOR ‘WAIT YOUR TURN’

Rihanna’s image has changed drastically in short period of time. The singer entered the murky world of music when she was 16 years old and now at the ripe old age of 21 the industry has succeeded in convincing her to go down this road…… Via PunchBowl Blog Well it was bound to happen at some point!