Issue 98 (July/August 2009)
A major new regional athletic meet kicks off in July. James Fuller is in the starting blocks • It’s known as the Spice Isle for its nutmeg, but Grenada has other, darker pleasures to offer. Lisa Allen-Agostini visits an estate that produces high-quality organic cocoa • They may have slowed down a little, but this seminal band is still playing its zany, high-energy music. David Katz was drawn into their orbit • Her name is synonymous with elegance and etiquette, and now Marguerite Gordon has published a book on the topic. Cedriann J Martin browses through the colourful chapters of her life • Whatever else you think of Machel Montano, he’s never dull. Tracy Assing follows the soca superstar in his latest new direction • Donna Yawching gets on board the little jazz bar that could • Duane Stephenson transforms Jamaica ghetto life into art. Nazma Muller quotes chapter and verse • For Robert Young, fashion is as much a calling as a career. Laura Dowrich-Phillips unpicks the seams to see what’s under his appliqués • and much more!