Author: Roxan Kinas

Music, Reviews, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

Upbeat (July/August 2000)

PICK OF THE MONTH: Calypsoldier Ron Reid’s Sunsteel (Mud Hut Records, MH 901) Style and substance meet on this accomplished debut...

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Culture, Lifestyle, Barbados

Don’t monkey with me

“You know,” said my friend, an English chef, “I could use miniature vegetables.” He was looking at the spare land around my house,...

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Culture, Lifestyle

Beauty in a Bottle

From the bottom of the ocean all the way to the moon, the human race has left a trail of rubbish behind it. But man’s dribble of debris...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Barbados

Get Yah Fresh Fish! Barbados’ Oistins Fish Fry

For Barbadian cultural flavour, there’s nothing better than the Friday night Oistins fish fry, just off the beach in the heart of the...

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Culture, Music, Reviews

Upbeat (November/December 1995)

Calypso and Soca The Gilded Collection 2: 1990–93 David Rudder (Lypsoland CRO24)   Here is a bittersweet journey through the streets...

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Culture, Food and Cuisine, People, Barbados

Les Alexander: A Matter of Taste

For people who know about good food, a favourite Caribbean haunt is Cobblers Cove, the intimate, elegant restaurant and hotel in northern...

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Culture, Food and Cuisine, People, Barbados

Chef Hans Schweitzer

Hans Schweitzer’s five-by-seven-foot office in the main kitchen of the Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados harbours everything from a computer...

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Culture, Environment, Lifestyle

Saving Caribbean Rainforests

The tropical forests of the Caribbean give visitors some of their most lasting memories. Who can fail to be impressed by the giant silk...

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