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To a Brand New Year

No matter what you’re doing Old Year’s Night, I want to wish you all the best for 2010 and beyond. If 2009, sucked obviously 2010 will rock.

As you well know, next year I plan to come firey, so consider yourself warned. Whatever your plans are, here’s hoping they work out for the best.

Smooches

Happy Christmas!

I’m spending my first Christmas in foreign. I don’t have anything special planned, just lunch with a friend, but I am grateful for all of my blessings. As I type this I’m playing the Daisy Voisin video I embedded in my first Christmas post on my blog.

Since her voice is never boring, it’s only fair for me to find another for you.

Not much of a video, but the song…

Here in the UK, they say Happy Christmas.

Happy New Year

Of course I’m going to make resolutions this year. It’s a tradition. I know some people think the process is silly because most of us break them by January 2nd, but I think the start of the new year will always hold the potential for new beginnings.

You can argue that every new day offers the same possibilities, and you’ll be right. However a new year means so much more.

So however you plan to greet the new year, and whether you set resolutions or not, I hope you have a happy one.

Merry, merry Christmas All Yuh!

I’ve been kinda grinchy these few days, buh sey wha, it’s Christmas. So merry Christmas all yuh! I wish yuh love, happiness and God’s richest blessings.

In Trinidad and Tobago our Christmas music is parang. We have a queen, and her name is Daisy Voisin. Daisy left us some time ago, but her voice lives on.

I selected the above video because I wanted you to see what she looks like. Below is the link to my  favourite Daisy song:

Daisy Voisin – Alegria, alegria

Happy Emancipation Day!

The Transatlantic Slave Trade was abolished in 1807 by Britain.  On August 1st 1834, all of the slaves in the British Empire were freed. Though they were bound to their former masters for a few years, we recognise August 1st as the official end of that evil system. Have a Happy Emancipation Day!

East African slaves aboard the Dutch HMS Daphne