“It becomes something reachable. It shows children that they can actually do this. Kids are pure. There’s no politics, there’s no agenda.”

Anchoring the narrative is a transcendent Regina King whose performance ranges from motherly to expository to rampaging badassery with effortless grace.

Noel and Mary Norton set an unsurpassed example of commitment to the documentation of culture in Trinidad and Tobago generally and to Carnival specifically.

“I’m seeing a thematic concern about the land, the landscape and cultural geography running as the theme through the work and the exhibitions.”

I knew the man, but while everyone loved Raymond, it turns out I actually didn’t like him very much at all.

Marlon James reads at The Big Black Box during Bocas Lit Fest 2019. Photo by Marlon James (instagram.com/moderndaycaveman). A review of Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Mark Lyndersay. There’s a line I continue…

Above: Bunji Garlin (right) and Nigel Rojas perform Differentology during an interlude in the 2013 Carnival Kings and Queens competition at the Queen’s Park Savannah. All photos by Mark Lyndersay. Album artwork copyright the respective…

Above: A slice of the EP’s cover, featuring art by Xala Ramesar and Cass’Moshe Centeno. A review of Weird Sounds by Mikhail Gibbings by Mark Lyndersay. Originally published in Sunday Newsday, November 18, 2018 Across four…

RBC St James after the closure of the branch. Text and photos by Mark Lyndersay. It’s always hard to point to exactly when it happened. That moment when you realise that everything you presumed in…

A review of Anthony Joseph’s People of the Sun by Mark Lyndersay. A version of “The grounding of Anthony Joseph” appeared first in the TTNewsday on August 10, 2018. People of the Sun is, whether…