I can’t be in Trinidad for Carnival, but that doesn’t mean I won’t be getting into the spirit of it from afar. To all the revellers and masqueraders out there: have a fun and safe one!
May the colours electrify you, may the rhythms reach your core; May good vibes travel with you, from fete to fete and door to door. May you marvel at the talents on display at every turn; And for this fleeting time of revelry, forget your worries and concerns. Wishing
My preparation for Christmas began early this year. Fruit was set to soak for black cake, Promasa and banana leaves were sourced for pastelles, and rum bottles were emptied (ahem!) for sorrel and punch de crème. Everything was perfectly prepared. Mentally, that
Candles for the dead, and diyas for Divali. This is a weekend of light. Today, November 2, is All Soul’s Day – a day when, in the Christian tradition, persons remember those who have passed and pray that their souls