Diwali Dish Roundup

Divali, also spelled Diwali in more recent years for phonetic accommodation (easier to pronounce), is the Hindu festival of light. In Trinidad and Tobago all religions celebrate with other religions, it’s one of the most beautiful practices of my people. Divali2014 was a combination of prayer,  traditional Indian fashion, diyas that glowed through the night,…

OLATUNJI

Olatunji. Let that one roll off your tongue. Why? Well Mr. Olatunji Yearwood is making his mark on the Trinidad soca circuit. He dropped his first Carnival 2015 track and it’s sexy. You can chip to it, you can wine to it. The song is called Ola, it’s a play on his name. It works.…

Saturday Night Sounds

Orchestra on a Saturday night? Don’t knock it till you’ve tried it! Research seems to show that my generation couldn’t be bothered with the more conservative side of performing arts but what about a little violin mash-up of classical music and Led Zeppelin? What about a Beatles overview? What about a little Frozen. Yes you…

West Indian Americans Acting Slight

I can’t be the only proud half breed out here. Hello? Hello? Hi there,  are you West Indian American? Why are we whispering about this? Statistically speaking there are at least thirteen West Indian Americans traipsing across the USA. These are my relatives. We do exist.  Outside of that crew though there must be more…

Immigration Sponsorship 411

Are you looking to move to the United States permanently? Does an undocumented person in your life need assistance with becoming legal in the USA? In either of these scenarios you’re going to need to familiarize yourself with these two terms: Sponsor and Co-sponsor. Your SPONSOR is the person who is filing immigration paperwork on…

NEPA BlogCon Today!!!

Good morning my starfish and sand flies! Today will be a tad different. I’m off to NEPA BlogCon all day today to mingle with other bloggers from our region and do a little networking and work shopping. I’m told there might even be rum afterwards if I earn it. (No one really said that but…