Post Tagged with: "Issue 94 (November/December 2008)"

Kei Miller. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

Snapshots (November/December 2008)

A brief look at Caribbean people doing extraordinary things.

Heaps of deep red sorrel piled high in the car trunks of a roadside vendor in Trinidad. Photograph by Robert Taylor

Eat something before you go

Franka Philip has a new home, and Boxing Day dinner will be her first bash there. In true Caribbean fashion she’s planning a feast for the occasion.

Young Bill Rogers (Roger Hinds) performing in St Vincent in 2005. Photograph courtesy Roger Hinds

The ride of young Bill Rogers

His father was Guyana’s first international recording artiste and he is intent on keeping that legacy alive.

Santa on a Vincy sleigh dashing through the streets of Kingstown. Photograph courtesy the SVG Nine Mornings Committee

The nine days of Christmas

Forget the 12 days of Christmas: in St Vincent they celebrate for only nine—but they start from as early as 3am.

Custom-made exotic metal, sterling silver and brown Jamaican agate, inspired by nature, crafted by Reve. Photograph courtesy Reve jewellery/Krystal Chung

Coral, crystal, coconut shell and copper

Laura Dowrich-Phillips digs up stylish and surprising accessories made from local materials.

The International House Museum and Edgar Challenger Library in Basseterre, St Kitts. Photograph by Hans Mallalieu

The little house of history: St Kitts’ International House Museum & Edgar Challenger Library

Sharon Millar rummages through the historical documents in a tiny museum-cum-library in St Kitts.

Learning the art of the all-important tyre iron. Photograph by David Katz

Du dup and djun-djuns: the Laventille Rhythm Section

Mesmerised by the sound of the Laventille Rhythm Section, David Katz didn’t notice he was being baptised in blue paint at 3 am one Trinidad Carnival.

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CD reviews (November/December 2008)

Reviews of some new Caribbean CDs.

Costumed pirates in the Landing Pageant, on an authentic sailing ship, 'invade' a Cayman Islands harbour. Photograph courtesy Pirates Week Office/Miguel Escalante

Happenings (November/December 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in November and December .

Marcus Garvey. Photograph by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images

Book reviews (November/December 2008)

Reviews of some new Caribbean books.