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New Year Celebrations

New Year Celebrations If I thought Christmas had been a hectic round of feting and celebrations it hardly prepared me for the New Year festivities. With Christmas hardly over we were thrown into a headlong flight towards Old Year’s Night … Continue reading

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Archie 'A'

Archie ‘A’ George and I had been talking for some weeks about buying a small dinghy. It seemed to make more sense than trying to buy a car; something we could never have afforded anyway. Paddy had news of a … Continue reading

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Zepherine McLaren and Mermaid.

Sea and Ships Zepherine McLaren and ‘Mermaid’. It seems appropriate that I should be writing this now as I just heard the other day that Zepherine McLaren passed away on Dec 29th 2009. This was incredibly sad news for all … Continue reading

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Big Drum in Carriacou.

Big Drum in Carriacou Many well researched articles and books have been written about the origins and culture of ‘Big Drum’ in Carriacou. For detailed information I suggest ‘Big Drum Ritual in Carriacou’ by Lorna McDaniel and ‘African Themes in … Continue reading

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Carriacou Livestock Exhibition

Carriacou Livestock Exhibition. Tuesday 19th March 1968 On the same day as the opening of Lauriston airstrip a grand Livestock Exhibition was held. It was organised, largely as I recall, by the Exhibition Committee. Mr. Barratt, the Chief Agricultural Officer, … Continue reading

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