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One of the many faces of Charlie in this world, or just another woman preparing for the coming storm?
Whether in Bridgetown or New York, we all just do the best we can in bad times, don’t we?  Here, a woman buys a case of water in preparation for a large winter storm in NYC January 26....
Saturday 7th February 2015
She’s not George Lamming, either, but Aprille Thomas won the Kamau Brathwaite Award for her poetry at NIFCA 2014.
She’s not George Lamming, either, but Aprille Thomas won the Kamau Brathwaite Award for her poetry at NIFCA 2014.   Two of my most pleasant discoveries during the 2012 National...
Friday 19th December 2014
Barbadian writer Timothy Callender (1946-1989) knew something about bad men.
Barbadian writer Timothy Callender (1946-1989) knew something about bad men.  Photo from timothycallender.com, Copyright 2014.   Good help is hard to find in Barbados, said the...
Saturday 4th October 2014
The Bridgetown Literary Tour—an initiative of ArtsEtc and Writers Ink
IT WAS Bridgetown as we’d never seen it before—a uniquely literary view of this centuries-old city. The signature event of Bim LitFest 2014, the Bridgetown Literary Tour took participants...
Friday 22nd August 2014
Barbados protests.  Image based on caribbean360.com photo, Copyright 2014.   “We are getting back in tune with our revolutionary tradition…our tradition of activism....
Saturday 2nd August 2014