The act of cleaning on this island has always been something that fascinated me since a young age. The sheer importance of this act done by my grandmother, my own mother, neighbours et al is done with near religious fervour.
Don't you dare skip a day in washing the front porch and you will be tagged as the one who is 'dirty', careless, does not take care of her home and family.
Today I saw this old lady, up on the step ladder cleaning away in this really narrow and busy street. I passed her, parked quickly round the corner and came back only to find her already down from her step ladder.