Post Tagged with: "Issue 87 (September/October 2007)"

From right, A Different Booklist owner and children`s author Itah Sadu, with choregrapher Tamala Matthews and her husband Dwayne Morgan, author and award-winning poet. Photograph courtesy Ron Fanfair

Buljol, business and books

A friendship formed over a plate of bake and buljol has resulted in the establishment of A Different Booklist, a Canadian bookstore.

Young Leaders and teachers of Waterloo High School celebrate their victory with Catherine Kumar, Managing Director, RBTT Bank. Photograph courtesy RBTT Financial Group

New winners at Waterloo

Students of Waterloo High School in Trinidad overcome challenges to win the RBTT Young Leaders competition.

A male red-legged honeycreeper displays his spectacular cerulean blue plumage. Photograph by Harold Diaz

Asa Wright Nature Centre: an old house and a dream

The Asa Wright Nature Centre in Trinidad celebrates its 40th anniversary with activities.

Ackee and saltfish with dumplings and provision. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

GI in the WI

Franka Philip adopts a healthy approach to eating her favourite Caribbean dishes.

Rihanna. Photograph courtesy Roberto D’Este

Rihanna: “I try to remain true to who I am”

Barbados’s singing sensation Rihanna speaks to Essiba Small about her rise to fame, her changing image, and rumours of romance between her and Def Jam.

Photograph by Tracy Assing

The churn

Tracy Assing tries to make homemade ice cream but after hours of churning ends up with sweet foam.

GAP Adventure founder Bruce Poon Tip. Photograph courtesy GAP Adventures

Bruce Poon Tip: capitalist with a conscience

Trinidad-born Bruce Poon Tip exposes travellers to adventures around the world with his Great Adventures People company.

Orville Richard Burrell, better known as Shaggy. Photograph courtesy Big Yard Music

Judgement time: Tempo TV

It’s been over a year since Tempo took the air to showcase Caribbean culture. Garry Steckles reports on the music channel’s progress.

The dragons racing in the first dragon boat festival in Trinidad, October 2006. Photograph courtesy The Trinidad And Tobago Dragon Boat Association

Chasing the dragon boat

The Chinese in Trinidad celebrate their arrival over 200 years ago with an annual Dragon Boat Festival.

Nicola Kretzschmar models a two-piece crochet ensemble. Photograph by Bevil Byam

Kaishah Peters: knitty knitty hits the catwalk

St Maarten designer Kaishah Peters knits and crochets her way up the fashion ladder. Judy Fitzpatrick gets caught up in her intricate designs.