Post Tagged with: "Issue 67 (May/June 2004)"

A Man, A Boat, A Fish

A Man, A Boat, A Fish

James Ferguson believes The Old Man and the Sea shows off all of Ernest Hemingway’s best qualities.

Isaiah James Boodhoo: Artist and Gentleman

Isaiah James Boodhoo: Artist and Gentleman

Trinidadian artist and Caribbean Beat contributor Isaiah James Boodhoo, 1932–2004, remembered by Bruce Paddington.

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica, one of BWIA’s newest destinations, is a favourite with adventure tourists. From Pacific surfing to paragliding off a cliff, from white water rafting to zip lining through the cloud forest canopy- not to mention the smoking volcanoes waiting to be climbed- there's more than enough to keep the most restless visitor busy, while nature lovers marvel at the abundance of birds and butterflies.

Jimmy Cliff: Still Coming Hard

Jimmy Cliff: Still Coming Hard

Garry Steckles reports that reggae legend Jimmy Cliff sounds as good as ever.

What’s fun and fresh in the Caribbean this month

What’s fun and fresh in the Caribbean this month

Buzzworthy: Ravi Rampaul makes batsmen tremble; Cherie Jones tells the stories of Caribbean women; Abdel Wright wins fans in South Africa; Flo PG’s saucy style combines zouk with soca; Rishi Persad has the stuff of champions; Rekha gets ready for a dancehall breakthrough; and Paul Yellin shares his culinary passions.

Cranbrook Gardens: Water, Water, Everywhere

Cranbrook Gardens: Water, Water, Everywhere

Bounded by two pristine rivers near Jamaica’s north coast, the Cranbrook Flower Forest is a lush paradise of trees and lawns, trails and pools, and thousands of brilliant tropical blossoms. Martin Mordecai visits this tranquil 40-acre St Ann garden, created by master horticulturalist Ivan Linton in the grounds of a former coconut estate, and discovers that the sound of rushing water is music to the jaded soul. Plus six other magnificent Jamaican gardens worth exploring.

Meggie 101

Meggie 101

What is a meggie? Attillah Springer explains.

Jamaica Kincaid: Looking Back In Anger

Jamaica Kincaid: Looking Back In Anger

Angry, fearless, and sharply funny, Jamaica Kincaid’s novels and short stories explore the repossession of the self and the assertion of individual independence in the face of dehumanising history. Jeremy Taylor tells the story of Elaine Potter Richardson, the bookish girl from Antigua who moved to New York and reinvented herself as the celebrated writer Jamaica Kincaid.

Not (Banana) Bread Alone

Not (Banana) Bread Alone

Anu Lakhan rhapsodies over baked goods.

Music Pirates of the Caribbean

Music Pirates of the Caribbean

Richard Costas investigates music piracy in the Caribbean.