Who will I be?

Each morning I pause, to give thanks for my glee Throw love to the world, and think … who will I be? A builder, a

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Modern Man

She built her life around him. Adapting to city streets, with hidden treasures To country clubs, with empty pleasures To people enthralled, by gossip and

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Empty Pleasures

You work all day to pay for what? So you can grow old, play golf and putt? Or travel the globe, packing in all the

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Yet Still

Yet still.  I can feel your sadness, and pride And the hollow we both hold, deep inside That space where so many thoughts collide How

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The man who chose weed

He broke it, their love So quick it had come, Tossing smooth words distorted by rum Withdrawal from smoking had let loose his demons, his

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Permaculture design – it’s deep

I just finished an intensive permaculture design course (PDC) through the Caribbean Permaculture Research Institute (CPRI) in Barbados. The course was held at Walkers Reserve (a sand quarry that

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Sarah “Loxy” Thomson is a life-long entrepreneur. She is the CEO and founder of Canvas and Cave Barbados a social enterprise set up as a community art centre and boutique hotel – with a mission to enhance the creative industry in Barbados.  

Her early career saw her disrupt the oil industry by adding convenience stores to gas stations.

As an advocate of social change Sarah dabbled in politics, and helped establish the need for Transit expansion in Toronto. 

Since then Sarah has continued learning – with a focus on permaculture design and environmental regeneration.

In 2002 she launched The Women’s Post growing it from a weekly print newspaper, to a monthly online magazine.

Sarah is an advocate for women, the environment, and a driver of social change. She  currently lives in Barbados where she is restoring an old plantation.