The blog title is my own play on a
proverb I grew up hearing. Jamaican
Learn fi dance a yaad before yuh dance abraad.
TRANSLATION:Learn to dance at home before you dance abroad.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: Try perfecting a skill in private before displaying it in public.
Well being my unruly self (like my hair) I had to dance abroad before I danced at home & I have to thank
based in GT Network for that one dance. Trinidad & Tobago
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“Is whole year that we waiting & we anticipating…”
summed up my Machel Montano weekend in his 2016 hit Carnival . I waited a whole year for carnival & boy did it come with some hiccups but it was well worth the wait. Waiting for the Stage
This land that I love
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I never knew I would ever step foot in another
especially after my last experience at a Waterfront edition. It took I Love Soca & Skinny Fabulous being billed for the event to convince me to purchase my ticket. Kerwin Dubois
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It’s officially soca season in
& I am super excited!!!! Jamaica
The main reason why I love Carnival is definitely the music!…
I LOVE SOCA MUSIC!
So by January I usually know all the songs. This year it was easier to get access to all my music thanks to a few apps & some trusted YouTube Accounts.
People always ask me how I keep up to date with my soca & these are my not so secret weapons.
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It’s 16 days to go until
2017 so I compiled my top 25 2017 Soca Songs. Road March
These are the 25 songs that I am looking forward to hearing on the road.
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When I was at University, my part time job took me to the parish of
quite often & I somehow fell in love with the parish. St. Elizabeth
Continue reading “#DryLandTouristChronicles: Black River Safari”
We started day 2 of our
Getaway in worship at Janice’s church, the Portland . Port Antonio Open Bible Church
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I spent my last weekend in January enjoying the beautiful parish of
with my friends. Portland
This was definitely one of my favourite trips to the parish because we had so many adventures & visited so many spots in 48 hours!
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I had no intention of posting today but I have realized lately that blogging has become so structured for me that I am barely doing what I started the blog to do! Lifestyle is more than pretty pictures; it is about getting real. So today’s post is meant to be a breath of fresh air, honest & from my heart.
Continue reading “Single. Celibate. Happy”
What is one item EVERY island girl needs in her closet?….A BATHING SUIT of course!
My personal collection has been growing thanks to
owner of the online bathing suit boutique Shawna Brown I had the pleasure of interviewing Beach Bottom Girls. about the company. Shawna
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