Creoles of the Caribbean

January 31, 2018

Originally written for Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine. Re-printed with permission. In my travels across the Caribbean, I’ve often wondered why the accents across certain islands are so different despite their shared language. Why the sing-song of Trinidadian prose and playful ebbing and flowing of Virgin Islanders while the swift gallop of Jamaican patois? Surely a similar […]

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Guadeloupe: 24 Hours on the Butterfly

April 7, 2017

Originally written for Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine. Re-printed with permission. This is the story of a girl who happened to be in the right place at the right time when a guy from Guadeloupe strolled into her office. They met and had a conversation during which she (not so subtly) mentioned how much she wanted to […]

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