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Family life Hair + Scalp Heritage

The Family Hair

She was the toddler with a mohawk, the one who hated getting her hair combed, the kid who ran away screaming at the sight of a comb, and the beautiful child who her dad called the kid with the “dynamite hair style.”

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Caribbean life + art Heritage Sea-worthy

A Tale of a Vanishing Caribbean Tradition

Every island has fishing villages that feel centuries old, shores that are littered with broken boats (schooners), nets, and memories of the days of great catches. It’s the proud and dying life memorialised in the late Derek Walcott’s poem,┬áThe Schooner Flight. I know these islands from Monos to Nassau, a rusty head sailor with sea-green […]