Issue 11
(Autumn 1994)

In this Issue:

Cover: purple honeycreeper. Photo by Roger Neckles

Issue 11

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Lonely Londoners? Selvon playing cards in the London apartment of writer Lawrence Scott. Photograph by Ken Ramchand

Play it Again Sam: Remembering Sam Selvon

Jeremy Taylor on the life and times of the popular novelist Samuel Selvon, who died in April, with tributes from leading Caribbean writers and critics
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'Accused/Blowtorch': a cry of anger from American artist Pat Ward Williams. Photograph by Christopher Cozier

Artists Gather in Cuba

The prestigious Havana Biennial is a showcase of Caribbean and Latin American art
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Memories of Jamaica? Alecia McKenzie prowls the market stalls in Jamaica

New Wave: Alecia McKenzie

Jamaican journalist Alecia McKenzie, based in Europe, made waves with her first collection of short stories
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Illustrations by Dunstan Williams

The Cricket Match by Sam Selvon

Sam Selvon's short story, first published nearly 40 years ago, mixes affectionate humour with shart insights about Caribbean and English character
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Photograph by Roger Neckles

Going for the Birds

Naturalist Roger Neckles describes his experience birdwatching in Trinidad and Tobago
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Photograph by Jenny Bailey

Caribbean Eyes

One of the Caribbean's enduring symbols – the ever-open window
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K. Smith

Finding the Answers

The work of McGill University's Caribbean-based research institute in Barbados
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Upbeat (Autumn 1994)

New music from leading Caribbean recording artists
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Bookshelf (Autumn 1994)

New books from and about the Caribbean
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Laramania: players form a triumphal arch after Brian Lara's record breaking Antigua innings. Photograph by Allan Aflak

Island Beat (Autumn 1994)

The adventures of Brian Lara, Caribbean bobsledders at the Olympics, a new suspense movie, new ways to explore Barbados, a new horse-racing track...
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New villas at the Jolly Harbour development in Antigua

A Home in the Sun

Have you ever thought of buying your own Caribbean home or hideaway? David Renwick reviews the possibilities in five different islands
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Colonial Girls School

Jamaica's Olive Senior remembers the ironies of her Caribbean schooldays
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Caribbean Kitchen (Autumn 1994)

Try this unusual fish recipe from Jamaica: Mackerel Rundown
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Battle of the Saintes

The Battle of the Saintes

Rachel Rogers relives the greatest naval battle ever fought in the Caribbean
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A-a...darlin'... long time no see...ah was parsing' an' ah see de line, so ah say lemme check it an' see who ah know! Illustration by Dunstan Williams

Join the Line

Paul Keens-Douglas on the perilous etiquette of queueing in the Caribbean
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