Saturday, March 05, 2011



Blogger Angelika said...

Carnival in Rio
days of music and dace
drinking too

Angelika Kolompar

10:10 AM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

and what might the carnival eat lol love this such fun and so summery

10:24 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

hmmm....reminded of a sting i got years ago, ha! :)

Good photos, this and last, and haiga, too :)


6:22 AM  
Blogger Frieda said...

That's a very nice haiga.
Enjoy the carnival weekend! There are lots of activities here, too - but I will go to see a match in the stadion... :)

7:36 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Angelika thank you for the renku;

Lorraine LOL glad you stopped by;

Devika, you know about them, how they can sting and swell people up; there is a popular chutney calypso about such a incident, they are also locally called a 'jep'

Frieda since i've stopped 'playing mas' manny many years now what i do i watch the parade of bands on TV, plus there Cricket going on and i have a book, which my my book club is reading for our next meet, so ther's my Carnival

much love...

9:34 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

oh yes, Gillena that's quite memorable :)Turmeric is seen as the natural remedy :)

i didn't get "chutney calipso" is it somesort of a comedy show or song?

'chutney' --thats side-dish for us :)


9:47 AM  
Blogger Diane Mayr said...

Hi Gillena! National Public Radio (NPR) had a segment on soca this morning: .

Have a great day!

9:57 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Devika its also a form of our Calypso songs here's a sample titled 'Jep Sting' []

Diane, thanks for dropping in and sharing your link

much love...

7:36 PM  
Blogger Devika said... seems like a fusion with a hindi song :)

Jab se tere naina,


12:22 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

you got it Dev; but the report is about life as we know it in our villages on a day to day basis; the ordinary everyday happenings celebrated; much love...

8:42 AM  

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