Showing posts with label Death in paradise. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Death in paradise. Show all posts

Friday, 22 February 2013

Where is Guadeloupe?

What springs to mind when I say Guadeloupe ? How do you pronounce the word? ("Gwa-da-Loo-Pay" or   "Gwa-Duh- Loop"?).

For Guadeloupe, you need the latter pronunciation. The former is for Guadalupedifferent place altogether.
Anyway, this post isn't a geography lesson. It's just that Guadeloupe is the island I'm from. A small pile of dust in the Caribbean sea, surrounded by more or less bigger piles. I have grown to expect that noone ever hears of Guadeloupe in the English speaking world.

Not true anymore! Guadeloupe is being put on the map by the British TV series « Death in paradise ». I never knew about the programme until somebody mentioned it at work. How the heck did she notice and retain that useless piece of information? I haven't got the foggiest. What's more is that she remembered that the series was shot in Guadeloupe but the island was  called Sainte Marie on the screen. 

I know who I want on my quiz team!

P.S: I'm following the series now, just because I'm just kinda pleased, maybe a little proud...But I don't like the male lead role...And I don't like that the photography doesn't do the weather there justice, in my opinion...

Oh well! Could be worse.


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