Contributor: Attillah Springer

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Word of mouth (March/April 2015)

Issue 132 (March/April 2015) | 0 comments
The politics behind Trinidad’s Good Friday bobolees, Guyana’s Rupununi Rodeo, and the wrongs and rights of Jamaica Carnival

Word of mouth (January/February 2015)

Issue 131 (January/February 2015) | 1 comment
Trinidad’s stickfighting season, a new film about the history of steel pan, and St Lucia’s week of Nobel celebrations

Lesley Ann Noel. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Lesley Ann Noel: keeping it chic

Issue 82 (November/December 2006) | 0 comments
Trinidadian Lesley Ann Noel creates ethnic lifestyle chic with sustainable designs from around the world

Illustration by James Hackett

Bishop’s girls don’t cry

Issue 82 (November/December 2006) | 8 comments
At the end of a love affair, Attillah Springer wonders whether Bishop’s girls can really have tabanca. Blame it on her alma mater . . .

Carifesta IX: celebrating ourselves

Issue 81 (September/October 2006) | 0 comments
In late September, Trinidad and Tobago will host the ninth Caribbean Festival of Arts and Culture, Carifesta IX

Masman: Peter Minshall

Issue 79 (May/June 2006) | 1 comment
Peter Minshall has been one of the most controversial and influential Trinidadian artists of the last thirty years

Have her cake and eat it

Issue 76 (November/December 2005) | 0 comments
Attillah Springer on the world’s best black cake — her granny’s

Meggie 101

Issue 67 (May/June 2004) | 0 comments
What is a meggie? Attillah Springer explains

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Azonto Lessons

Issue 123 (September/October 2013) | 0 comments
It’s Trinidadian writer Attillah Springer’s first time in Ghana. Why does it feel so familiar?

Illustration by James Hackett


Issue 74 (July/August 2005) | 0 comments
Attillah Springer goes to Switzerland and conquers her fear of heights