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So back to Toronto!

Well ‘m back in cold Toronto, and yanno what… I couldn’t be happier, even though I have to head back to work and the weather is freezing cold, I can only take about two weeks in Trinidad until I get completely bored of the place and the total lack of anything remotely relevant to do except got to bars, go to the beach or driving around, which once you do it, it becomes completely pedantic especially in the horrid traffic that we face in Trinidad. I should have blogged the whole Carnival experience and I think by the end of ... Read More »

Carnival Sunday in Moka….$800 for a ticket, really?!!?

Man to tell you how inflation and demand has allowed promoters to assrape people into buying tickets for this fete! Over the year the price of Moka tickets has skyrocketed!!! 2004 : $300 2005 : $400 2006 : $600 2006 : $750 2008 : $800 This fete is exactly the same thing over the last 5 years. The food is the same, the people are the same. Seriously the people are all the same, this fete has gone down in quality over the years. Previously, it was good times, good food and decent music. This fete is now the networking ... Read More »

Soca Monarch in Queen’s Park Oval – really? With all the natives?!?! Really!

Yes really!! I went to Soca Monarch in the Queen’s Park Oval. But we had Richard to guide us and give us the lay of the land! It was sooo funny though, since among Beena, myself and even Sal, we were a bit intimidated by the whole mass of humanity! So Richard gave Sal the following rules, since of course as the requisite white boy in the posse, yanno he was the obvious target! Toe Stepping : Anyone steps on your feet, shake it off and do not look anyone directly in the eye. In fact, do not engage anyone ... Read More »