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The work is done.

All done! I talked with an external examiner and my prof over Skype today. It was a kind of like a thesis defense, though it didn’t feel very high-pressure. 93 more words


Caribana! Caribana! Caribana!

UNQUESTIONABLY, though Torontonians look forward to “Caribana” – a caribbean inspired Toronto festival, it’s a bittersweet experience…it’s a reminder we have COLD weather upon us. 232 more words


My Scotiabank Caribbean carnival experience (2k15)

So,  every year we slave in a hot mas camp to make sure that 200+ women get their costumes for what is formally (and will forever be known as)  … 338 more words


Good Reads

I took a break from Twitter and Facebook, so it’s actually been a little harder for me to find the articles I like. But here’s some of the stuff I’ve been reading this week: 212 more words

Good Idea

Caribana weekend 2015

Well, it’s done and gone. Time to pay my rent. 😔

Let’s back track to Caribana 2010. I didn’t play mas, I’ve actually never played mas, but I had a time on lakeshore that year. 1,505 more words

Explore Toronto

It’s Sunday night/Monday morning and I’m on my stupid iPhone watching various people’s snapchats from this crazy weekend. For those who don’t know; the first weekend in August is like Christmas in Toronto for those who like to “turn up.” Caribana, OVO Music Festival, and Veld Music Festival all take place during this weekend. 941 more words


Masquerader Diaries: POP Makeup

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival or better known as Caribana in  Toronto. It is a festival that celebrates Caribbean culture and traditions. 485 more words