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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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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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Read An Ebook Week & Me

I’m participating in Smashwords’ Read An Ebook Week promotion for the first time… already, books are flying off the virtual shelf! It’s amazing! So I’ve just popped in here to let you know that for one week only The Knight Family … Continue reading

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Fantasy Fulfilled & Me

A “funny” thing happened on the way to my completing my latest Romance novella, Fantasy Fulfilled. I actually began penning it 10 years ago. In those days, its working title was Nelson’s Turn. But before I go on, let me … Continue reading

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Suriname & Me (or What I Did this Summer)

Last month I was blessed with the opportunity to visit Suriname. I was honoured to represent Barbados as a writer at CARIFESTA XI. CARIFESTA is the premier festival of Caribbean arts and culture. Held every two (or so!) years, this … Continue reading

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To Protect & Serve & Me

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