Archive for November, 2006

Illustration by James Hackett

Bishop’s girls don’t cry

At the end of a love affair, Attillah Springer wonders whether Bishop’s girls can really have tabanca. Blame it on her alma mater . . ..

Heading for the nylon pool. Photograph by Skene Howie and Jule Guaglardi

40 things to do in Trinidad & Tobago

Racing goats in Easter, starting off the day with hot doubles, visiting a temple in the sea, exploring mud volcanoes & much much more!.

Terry Gajraj. Photograph by Marilyn Kean

Terry Gajraj: “I miss Guyana so much”

Guyanese chutney star Terry Gajraj on promoting his country from afar — as told to Erline Andrews.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Island hopper (November/December 2006)

What’s happening in the Caribbean in November and December.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

1, 2…18,611: counting the birds

Keeping track of birds at Trinidad’s annual Christmas Bird Count.

Lesley Ann Noel. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Lesley Ann Noel: keeping it chic

Trinidadian Lesley Ann Noel creates ethnic lifestyle chic with sustainable designs from around the world.

Mattafix: Marlon Roudette and Preetesh Hirji. Photograph courtesy Sainted PR

Music buzz (November/December 2006)

Mattafix turns on Europe with a cocktail of sounds; St Lucia’s Kalalu festival offers the best of live world music....

Rhythm roundup (November/December 2006)

Rhythm roundup (November/December 2006)

New albums celebrate the best in Jamaican roots reggae and a Kittitian jazz performer puts his spin on an old artform.

Kei Miller. Photograph courtesy Kei Millar

Kei Miller: daring to intrude

Kei Miller brings Jamaica’s religion, superstition, and magic alive in his stories and poems.

Marie-Elena John. Photograph courtesy Amstad

Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 2006)

Marie-Elena John’s debut novel Unburnable, and the glamorous photographs of adopted Tobagonian Norman Parkinson.