Post Tagged with: "Issue 82 (November/December 2006)"

Lesley Ann Noel. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Lesley Ann Noel: keeping it chic

Trinidadian Lesley Ann Noel creates ethnic lifestyle chic with sustainable designs from around the world.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Table for one

Anu Lakhan discovers the fears — and joys — of eating alone • Adam Key Raney explores wine making in a bucket and learns the key to making sorrel....

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

1, 2…18,611: counting the birds

Keeping track of birds at Trinidad’s annual Christmas Bird Count.

Illustration by James Hackett

Uncomfortable truth

For many years, Joseph Zobel’s novel La Rue Cases Negres was banned in his home island of Martinique. James Ferguson explains why.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Island hopper (November/December 2006)

What’s happening in the Caribbean in November and December.

No to hate illustration by Jason Jarvis

No to hate: dancehall & gay-bashing lyrics

Garry Steckles looks at the gay-bashing lyrics of dancehall and reminds us that the true message of roots reggae is One Love.

Terry Gajraj. Photograph by Marilyn Kean

Terry Gajraj: “I miss Guyana so much”

Guyanese chutney star Terry Gajraj on promoting his country from afar — as told to Erline Andrews.

Are you feeling lucky? Photograph by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Bets are on

Casinos are big business in the Caribbean, and only getting bigger.

Heading for the nylon pool. Photograph by Skene Howie and Jule Guaglardi

40 things to do in Trinidad & Tobago

Racing goats in Easter, starting off the day with hot doubles, visiting a temple in the sea, exploring mud volcanoes & much much more!.

Illustration by James Hackett

Bishop’s girls don’t cry

At the end of a love affair, Attillah Springer wonders whether Bishop’s girls can really have tabanca. Blame it on her alma mater . . ..