Issue 36
(March/April 1999)

In this Issue:

Phagwa celebration by Sean Drakes

Issue 36

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Petrona Morrison: A Pilgrim’s Progress

A profile of Jamaican sculptor Petrona Morrison
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Happy Holi

The joyful Hindu springtime festival of Phagwa is captured in Trinidad by writer Pat Ganase and photographer Sean Drakes.
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Frances Anne Solomon: Beating the System

Bruce Paddington on the career of young Caribbean film-maker Frances Anne Solomon
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The Bahamas File

Deby Nash tells how to live it up in the Bahamas
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Island Beat – Eastertime (March/April 1999)

What's hot and happening in the islands this Easter
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Upbeat (March/April 1999)

New Caribbean Music
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Bookshelf (March/April 1999)

New and recent books about the Caribbean
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Sam Selvon: Words of Welcome

Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners captured the lives and aspirations of West Indian immigrants in post-World War II Britain.
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Turnin Han: Marcia Douglas’ Madam Fate

Marcia Douglas describes the legacy of survival left behind by generations of Jamaican women, and the inspiration for her novel Madam Fate
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Letter from Barbuda

Lesley Hoffman visits the world’s largest colony of frigate birds
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Bedroom Banking

Steve Regis looks fondly at the roots of his will to save
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