Category Archives: Barbados

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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Guest Blog: Robert E. Sandiford on Writing Erotica

It’s a question I get asked from time to time: “Why do you write erotica?” This time it came in an interview by a senior colleague, a fellow Barbadian writer who is also an academic. “You’ve done other things, of … Continue reading

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More Erotica & Me

In November 2012 I featured an interview with Eve Seymour, a new Caribbean writer of Erotica. Her rambunctious tale, Broken Rules puts her firmly in line to become the foremost Caribbean writer of Erotica. (Those of you who’ve read the … Continue reading

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The Concorde Experience & Me

    Every morning at 10 am or so the screams, shouts and laughter of about three hundred children enjoying morning break in the playground of George Palmer Junior School in Reading, England, were silenced momentarily by an ear-splitting bang … Continue reading

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