Cultural Perspective

I realize that a lot of my readers maybe of a different cultural back ground than I am. I’m Trinidadian born to Guyanese parents. I moved from Trinidad to Guyana when I was around 7ish and then to New York at 13, then to Florida for a quick spell and back to NY, which is…

Memories : Pictures and Phone Calls

Growing up in the Caribbean in the 90s with limited technolgy meant that every day things like watching TV and taking photographs were a luxury. I remember my class mates assuming that my family was rich because at one point, we had a TV and a telephone at our house. Part of the weekend culture…

Cover your books

Buying exercise books were one way you recognized that the summer break was over and that it was time to go back to school. The notebooks were standard, they all looked alike and had the same amount of pages. The same logo graced the front and handy references covered the back. There was everything from…