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Premier's Office endorses new photographic book on Montserrat
Published on March 7, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

By Nerissa Golden

BRADES, Montserrat (GIU) -- The Office of the Premier has endorsed a new book called “Beyond Relaxed: Precious Time in Montserrat”, which captures more than 200 photos of the island for readers to enjoy.

The book was co-authored by Angie Dawson and Derek Jensen, who compiled all of the photographs and information over four visits to Montserrat. “Beyond Relaxed: Precious Time in Montserrat” is their first book, one they say was inspired by the island itself.

“It began as a collection of photographs compiled to show family and friends this mysterious place called, Montserrat,” the authors explained. All but three of the 200-plus photos were taken by either Angie or Derek. They affectionately describe Montserrat as an “authentic island experience.” It's a place where they meet interesting people, can truly relax and hear themselves think, are continuously fascinated by the island's unique history, and marvel in the presence of the majestic Soufriere Hills Volcano.

Premier Reuben Meade has given the book a thumbs up and welcomed publications of this nature which helps to spread the word about Montserrat as a tourist destination.

According to the online description of the book, “This natural, un-commercialized tropical island is quietly inspiring as you learn about the effects of the famous and still active Soufriere Hills Volcano and the power of nature that caused the unstoppable destruction of Plymouth, the Capital City. Be surprised by the island's connection to Sir George Martin, Producer of the Beatles. Learn about Montserrat's important place in music history and see the list of some of the more popular artists and albums documented in the recordings of AIR Studios Montserrat including: Paul McCartney, Sting, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, Duran Duran, The Police, Simply Red, Boy George, Dire Straits and the Rolling Stones. For those who like to fully relax on vacation and decompress from the pressure of living in a fast-paced consumer culture, Montserrat is a peaceful and safe, luring Caribbean island of interesting people, history and places.”

The book is published through Author House and has 96 pages. It is also available on amazon.com and at local bookstores on Montserrat.
 
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