Post Tagged with: "Issue 89 (January/February 2008)"

Lord Nelson, Vice-Admiral of Britain`s Royal Navy. Photograph courtesy Mike Toy

Lords Nelson: mih lover

Admiral Lord Nelson was a philandering husband. Calypsonian Lord Nelson loves tight, brightly coloured jumpsuits.

Get Caught Reading series co-editor and author Nasser Khan with beaming schoolchildren who took part in the launch. Photograph by Petronella Griffith

Snapshots (January/February 2008)

A brief look at the achievements of some innovative Caribbean creators.

Lemon five spice chicken. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

North stand nostalgia

Pelau, rice and peas, oil down, macaroni pie: it’s Carnival time again, and Franka Philip discusses the finer points of its culinary accompaniments.

Wendell Manwarren--one of the three members of the group 3Canal. Photograph by Alex Smailes

Wendell Manwarren: none shall escape

3Canal member Wendell Manwarren speaks to Tracy Assing.

Queen’s Park Oval. Photograph by Robert Taylor

Beyond a boundary

Vaneisa Baksh describes her unexpected response when she was finally granted membership in Trinidad’s Queen’s Park Cricket Club, 10 years later.

Fishtail ferns soften the edges of the riverstone path. Photograph by Michelle Jorsling

Sexy orange & purple petrea

Sharon Millar battles snakes, hard soil and a jungle-like backyard to create a garden that leaves her breathless with excitement.

David Rudder. Photograph by Robert Taylor

Is calypso dying?

Once upon a time calypso tents in Trinidad drew massive crowds. These days, some have closed their doors and others are struggling to survive.

Model Christiane Steel wears a caramel-coloured wedding dress from the 1970s. Photograph by Marlon Rouse

Meiling: the realm of style

Caribbean Beat editor Judy Raymond spent many arduous months following Trinidadian designer Meiling to document her career.

Starlift Steel Orchestra. Photograph courtesy Percy Pitts

Flashes of the pan

Kim Johnson is on a mission. He is compiling a National Steelband Archive but finding photos is hard. Beware, he may come knocking on your door soon.

Assassin aka Jeffrey Campbell. Photograph courtesy VP Records

Happenings (January/February 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in January and February.