There’s no such place as paradise

When I tell people I’m living in Barbados, the reactions are interesting. Words that come up a lot are “exotic”, “paradise”, “idyllic” and “jealous”. It’s understandable, of course, from people struggling through a grimy London[…]

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I’m back!

Just got back from my trip around the Caribbean and my month away from the internet. It was a wonderful break, and I feel so much better now. I don’t even know where to begin[…]

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In-Dependence from Bondage

This book seems worth reading. It looks at the work of Claude McKay and Michael Manley, an interesting combination, and more broadly at the effects of globalization on the African diaspora. My only real view[…]

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