A happy independence…? My beloved T&T

  I don’t know what to feel. I love my country. Not just because I was born and raised here, or love the natural environment; the playfulness and creativity of our people (sometimes I wonder if we don’t actually have a higher than average talent quotient per capita, despite all); and the simple pleasure of going everywhere from a house lime to the grocery to … Continue reading A happy independence…? My beloved T&T

This week: Queen’s Hall debut of Theresa Awai’s “Coming Home”

Every role is challenging for me in its own way, but dramatic roles (in comedy-loving, or comedy-acclimated, Trini audiences) prove the most terrifying before a play’s debut. Still, it is not often that an award-winning team of local actors are assembled on one stage, led by an award-winning director in a gripping local play by an award-winning local playwright. Written by Cacique Award-winning actor and … Continue reading This week: Queen’s Hall debut of Theresa Awai’s “Coming Home”

K2K Carnival’s Karen & Kathy Norman | Discover Trinidad & Tobago

Originally written for and published in Discover Trinidad & Tobago magazine in 2012 The twins behind K2K Alliance, Kathy and Karen Norman, have generated a lot of buzz around their new medium-category, all-inclusive 2012 Carnival band “The Waters – Seas of Consciousness”. They talked to Caroline Taylor about the story behind their designs; the journey to making the band; Trinidad’s vs Brazil’s Carnival; and re-claiming Trinidad’s mas. … Continue reading K2K Carnival’s Karen & Kathy Norman | Discover Trinidad & Tobago

Break a leg to the RENT and West Side Story folks!

Tried to tag you all in a regular ole status, but was rudely rebuffed by Facebook for too many tags… So now I shall just write a little more to justify the note. 😉 All that to say, in bocca al lupo guys! West Side Story and RENT  are two of my favourite musicals ever (which I’ve geekily seen on the West End four times!), … Continue reading Break a leg to the RENT and West Side Story folks!