So here's the link I promised of my first radio interview with Cheryl Morgan of Ujima Radio, Bristol, UK.There was a technical hitch at the beginning, so the recording starts again after only a few minutes, but it's smooth sailing after that. There are a few ads to wade through though.I was the first part … Continue reading Radio Interview with Ujima Radio about LEX TALIONIS
Little Girl to Mom: I tired. I want to go back home. Mom: You can't be tired. We just walked out the house. Little Girl: But we live on a hill. A tall hill. It not easy to walk down it. Mom: You should be accustom by now. You walk down it every day to … Continue reading Overheard This Morning on My Way To Work
In honour of the season that has currently taken over my country, have a bit of Trinidad to go with your evening. Doubles is the most popular breakfast and street food in Trinidad. It is a sort of sandwich, made of two soft, fried pieces of dough called 'bara', and with savoury seasoned chickpeas called 'channa' … Continue reading It’s Carnival, So You Get A Piece of Trinidad To Take With You
I'm having a lot of fun posting these so I hope you're having fun listening to them. Today's songs are from our most popular soca artiste by far - Machel Montano. He's performed with international stars such as Pitbull, and he's been doing this a long time. Since he was a child, actually. He's sold … Continue reading Earworm – This One is for the Road
Feeling some Bunji again today so I'm linking to another of his new songs for Carnival 2014. Some people think this will be the Road March this year. For those of you not familiar with the concept, the Road March is the song that plays the most during the parade of the bands on Carnival … Continue reading Carnival Vibes
...so I've decided to make them play in your head. Carnival approaches in my country. It is a magical time of freedom and joy. Every year, our soca artistes create new music and compete to be the 'Road March' or the song chosen by the people as their most popular song to parade to. Bunji … Continue reading Earworm: These Songs Keep Playing In My Head
I have been gone a while because I had to travel again and this time, I legitimately could not get to my blog to post. No time! I went to Dominica for a meeting. Beautiful island with lovely people and good food. Stayed at the Fort Young Hotel and quite loved it. My room had … Continue reading Merry Christmas to All!
I know, I know, I've been gone forrreeevvaaa! But I swear I had a good reason. I was working in the land of maple syrup! It was stressful for about two days, but then it was wonderful! Canada is so different from what I remember of my last visit (which was somewhere around 1989 I … Continue reading O Canada!!
It has been a busy month! Spent two weeks last month in Barbados, and I have more traveling in my future this month. Not that I'm complaining. I mean, flying is not my favourite thing, but I love to travel. The world is such a big, interesting place with lots to see and people to … Continue reading Elementary!
I've been gone from here for a while because I had to go to Jamaica for a work trip. Yeah, I'm that lucky :-). Better yet, although it was a work trip, with the help of new and awesome Jamaican friends, I was able to see a bit of the island before I had to … Continue reading Jamrock Revisited!