Building a house, making a home

The Koven family has made a life on Bequia, and when opportunities arose to give back, they did that, too.  By Glen Herbert  Nina Koven Arnett first started visiting Bequia in the early 1970s, typically arriving each spring or summer to visit her grandparents, Jane and Gus Koven. For a kid it was all quietly,Continue reading “Building a house, making a home”

Rinette’s story

By Glen Herbert  “She’s just a bubbly energetic loving little girl,” says Kate Corbett of Rinette Ollivierre, a nine-year-old from Bequia. “She’s got a phenomenal spirit.” Still, for most of her life, what many people saw first wasn’t Rinette’s energy or her spirit. They saw her ailment. She was born with an orthopedic condition calledContinue reading “Rinette’s story”

Moashella’s story

Moashella Shortte, the author of “Mirror” a book for children released on May 4, is an early childhood educator who grew up in Lower Bay. She now makes her home in Montreal with her husband, Dr. Daniel Pérusse, a researcher in the field of child development and neuroscience. Together they founded Learning 4 Young Minds , a company thatContinue reading “Moashella’s story”