Category: Opinions

Are women bolder during carnival? 

Over the years I have come to realize that carnival is a special place.  So special in fact, that I have almost completely stopped partying outside of carnival or soca related activities despite hailing...

Earplugs. A road and fete essential! 

I can still remember the feeling I had after my first road parade.  The euphoria of wining all day behind the truck still flowed through my veins and a numbing fatigue had started to...

Bring your BEST body for carnival! 

I’m just today basking in the afterglow of competition after taking part in the Jamaican amateur bodybuilding and fitness Association show. It’s been a focal point for all my efforts in the gym and...

Is there a bias for beauty in carnival?

  I have seen it noted by many that there is a bias in carnival photo albums.  Specifically, a “Pecking order” in which the thin, straight haired and fair skinned rule supreme. Is this a...