Post Tagged with: "Issue 86 (July/August 2007)"

Calypsonian Iwer George. Photograph by Andrea De Silva

Book buzz (July/August 2007)

Losers take centre stage in The Finalists, and the steelpan becomes a magical entity.

Sri Lankan cricket fans cheer for their team as they challenge Australia during the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007. Photograph by Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images

Jolly well played

Cricket World Cup is over, and in the wake of criticism of the restrictions on Caribbean fans, Garry Steckles wonders why it went wrong.

Fried fish fingers with mustard and mango sauce. Photograph courtesy Macmillan Caribbean

Up close and impersonal

Caribbean Dreams, a photographic journey through Virgin Gorda turns out to be a bland affair.

Garry’s wife Wendy catches him sneaking out of the kitchen to grab a beer. Photograph courtesy Garry Steckles

Mine host bows out

After 13 years of drinking his rum and Coke for free, Garry Steckles makes a last toast to a St Kitts bar he founded to make his tropical island dream.

Eco buzz (July/August 2007)

Eco buzz (July/August 2007)

Discovering the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago and whale-watching up the islands.

Russell ‘Russ’ Henderson on a visit home to Trinidad. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Russell “Russ” Henderson: taking it to the streets

Musician Russell "Russ" Henderson talks to Kim Johnson about his career in the early days of London's Notting Hill Carnival.

Dr Bill Collis, head of research and development, The Foundry, left, and Trinidadian Dr Anil Kokaram show off their Oscars. Photograph courtesy Dr Anil Kokaram

Dr Anil Kokaram: from the Oscars to the Oval

Trinidadian Dr Anil Kokaram wins for creating technology to enhance visual effects in movies.

The Wrath of Tutankhamun (Curtis Eustace), King of Carnival, competing at the Jean Pierre Complex on Dimanche Gras night. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

The Trinidad Carnival challenge

When Carnival's over, how do Trinidadians preserve all the elements that make their festival the Greatest Show on Earth? .

Collie Buddz. Photograph by Dan Mandell, Courtesy Sony/BMG Records

Music buzz (July/August 2007)

Bermudan singer Collie Budz is the latest reggae sensation burning up the airwaves • Harewood House, a Leeds estate built from the sweat of slaves.

Ella Andall. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

Ella Andall: earth music

Caroline Taylor gets close to Ella Andall, a singer with a distinct voice and the power to make the spirits sit up and listen.