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BdC 2015 2 - What's size got to do with it?

Pictured above Patrick Roberts Jr. playing the heck out of his portrayal of “Mr Slick” from the band Image Nation. Their presentation for 2015 is River of Life, River of Hope. 79 more words

Trinidad Carnival

Sci-Fi in February

by Eric Meisberger
LBPH Reader Advisor

In celebration of Black History Month, here is a selection of some of the Sci-Fi titles in our collection by African American authors. 276 more words

Carnival, Why I Does Treat You So Bad?

Being a Trini that grew up in a relatively sheltered home, I never experienced (get ready for it) CARNIVAL i.e. “The Greatest Show on Earth”. Well, that is, until I was 19. 814 more words

Trinbagonian Culture

Review | Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

Female “Robin Hood” character on a strange planet…okay!


Life could be better for Tan-Tan on Toussaint. On the Carribean themed planet, her parents, Ione and Antonio, live apart because of their adultrous behaviour. 541 more words


Notable Quotables | Midnight Robber

Midnight Robber is a really complex story, which doesn’t have as many quotes as I thought it would. A lot of my flags were for the parallels between the folktale and the actual history of Tan-Tan. 158 more words

Notable Quotables

IMR | Midnight Robber | I'm Going to Throw Up

I’m a very expressive person when I read. My eyes will widen, I’ll laugh out loud, I’ll slam the book shut furiously.

Problem with that is, I do a lot of my reading on the bus, and so when I have the need to, say,  628 more words

In Medias Res (IMR)

In Medias Res | Creating a Myth

So I’m now reading Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson. And within the first hundred pages is a startling turn of events.

The story starts off with Antonio, a mayor of a town on the planet Toussaint, who discovers his wife has cheated on him. 304 more words

In Medias Res (IMR)