05 mai 2014

Carnival Week-End II : A Colourful Parade

           The carnival in commemoration of Slavery Abolition Day continued on the Sunday as well. First of all, I wanted to show you the diversity of musical instruments. In case you're wondering, the most prized instrument here is an old washing-machine drum. It's found in all the ceremonies and parties. One of these drums (top photo) was being used to carry the group's water bottles. Another useful instrument is an oven tray turned upside-down. I even saw one man playing a Coke can.    ... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2012

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                         I think you would be horrified if you saw the state your parcels arrived in. That's why they're going on the blog. The packages shown above are presents that Mum, Nanny and Papi sent me, a colourful top and a batch of Economists. The beanies you sent arrived in a sealed envelope with no damage at all, possibly because it was a small package. A box of clothes and books I sent myself in October also arrived feeling rather sorry for itself.... [Lire la suite]
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