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...

Soca Brainwash Trinidad 2016 review

Dj private Ryan,  long a essential part of every socaphiles play list, has now firmly established himself as a promoter who’s fete, Soca Brainwash is an essential fete no matter what carnival it’s part...