Author Archives: Nailah I

About Nailah I

Caribbean Passion is the Caribbean's first line of Romance novellas. We specialise in capturing the essence and passion of the Caribbean and our people. This is hot Romance for busy readers who have limited time to escape via a book. Want to learn more? Visit me at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/nailah

Bajan Debtors (Should) Have Rights Too!

I wrote this 6 months ago. Not sure why I didn’t publish it then. Some references may be dated (the ocean off the south coast is no longer brown!) however the article remains relevant. Enjoy! December, 2018 I’ve written this … Continue reading

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Guyana & Me

Pre Preface…. February 2018 I set the following to be published here last September and have no idea why it didn’t appear. Now, I’m writing about my experience as co-editor of So Many Islands Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian … Continue reading

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Carifesta XIII snapshots….

I promised you pictures! Click here to see them:  Nailah’s Carifesta XIII Album Enjoy!

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Reflections on Carifesta XIII – Part 3

So Carifesta is chaos! Like it or not, we must accept the statement as history supports its veracity. Over and over again, during this ad/venture that was Carifesta XIII in Barbados, I found myself having to defend my country against … Continue reading

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Reflections on Carifesta XIII – Part 2

Carifesta is chaos! This is not a criticism. Certainly not a boast. Just fact. Carifesta is chaos! It shouldn’t be. But it is. I have come to terms with this between my first active participation in Carifesta in St. Kitts … Continue reading

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Reflections on Carifesta XIII – Part 1

Just because I like bacchanal I gine leh you just tek advantage of me Go and tek advantage of me. L’il Rick, Advantage of Me (Crop Over 2017) Those who encountered me during the first four days of Carifesta XIII … Continue reading

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Catching Up…….

It’s been a long, long time since last I posted here. I’ve been quite busy teaching, writing, editing, acting (yes! For real!), living life….. I have been spending more time writing and posting on other platforms, so if you’re interested … Continue reading

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Lucien on Brathwaite at Bocas

Originally posted on Wadadli Pen:
Vladimir Lucien, Kamau Braithwaite…two poets currently making waves in Caribbean literature…Barbados born Brathwaite is, of course, the elder of the two and, in fact, ArtsEtc. and the Missing Slate both have tribute issues up at…

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The Best Gift Ever & Me

Last week, my daughter read, Colourblind, one of my novellas and declared it “Awesome!” Continue reading

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Read An Ebook Week & Me (2015)

Sure I’m late out of the gate… but better to be late than to be THE late, as my dear mother often says! Visit me at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/nailah for details!

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