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Tobago: 101 reasons to go

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Tobago has re-branded itself. The Tobago Tourism Agency presented their new campaign during WTM London, 2018. From a nationalist point of view, I wondered why they would take that approach. Why was Tobago separating itself from Trinidad?. The islands have...

Trini Callaloo

Trini Callaloo

  One of the well known and best loved dishes in Trinidad and Tobago is callaloo. It's normally takes pride of place as part of a Sunday meal. Some families include crab others include salted pigs' tails. Every family has their own way of doing it but most...

I’m a relauncher : the job hunt begins

I’m a relauncher : the job hunt begins

After being home with the kids for seven year, I’m ready to return to work. They are both in school full-time; so, it feels like now or never to relaunch my career.  I'm not sure what type of work I'll settle on but I'm a relauncher, let the job hunt begin...

Hey St. Nic!

Hey St. Nic!

I moved into Sutton 11 years ago. Although I missed the diversity in all things, coming from East London to the burbs was bliss. When I became a mum, saw my community differently. I began to notice the lack of activities for ages 5+.  The town centre also...


Hi, I am Maria, a Trinidad-born Surrey based SAHM, blogger and aspiring published children’s book writer. I moved to England in 2001. My career history has spanned from the Library Service to Further Education. I write about expat parenting, mixed heritage family life, food, beauty and more. The way to my heart is a Trini Dalpuri Chicken Roti.



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