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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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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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