Soca Santa!

If you’re any kind of Trinbagonian you know this song. It’s the only way to kick off the holiday season in the islands. If for some unexplainable reason you don’t know this song you might want to ask your West Indian family if you were adopted. You probably were. Soca Santa is a classic. You don’t just…

Island Scenery via The Note iii

Meet Clinton… He’s my evil twin cousin. That’s him at work in the photo above… like at a real job with a real boss who probably thinks he’s working.. When Clinton isn’t on twitter ranting about Nicki Minaj or the women he sees on his way to work he’s extremely focused on all things Manchester…

POTUS On Immigration

He gave hope to the young who dedicate their lives to their education even though they already know there is probably nowhere in the States that a four point oh gpa and a PhD will be accepted  based on their lack of proper documentation.

Holiday Quenchers

As promised, here are a couple of holiday drinks that incorporate rum. If you like them strong, do martini versions or short glass versions which would be two shots of the alcohol and topped with the other liquids. If you want the drink to last, do tall glass versions, this would be the same two…

99 Bottles of Rum on the Wall

Welcome to The Rum Photoshoot! Holidays are here, and everyone has a drink of choice. Mine? Coconut Rum, thank you very much. Why should humans be the only ones who get to enjoy a family photoshoot? With that question in mind I set up a little ambiance with candles and sparkling lights against a wood…

Look Back and March On: Carnival 2014

Holiday times are here and we’re diving right into the spirit of the season…immediately after this post! Let’s take a look back at some of the beautiful images of Carnival 2014 while we listen to a little bit of what’s to come on the road for Carnival 2015. The track below is by K-Rich, Keep…

Carnival 2015: New Soca Music

Did soca artists in Trinidad and Tobago decide collectively was a good week to steam up the island even more than usual? There are more new releases that we’ll put on the site over the course of the week. Enjoy these two wherever you are. Grab on to something and buss a wine!