Maroon Resilience

Tropenmuseum, part of the National Museum of World Cultures [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Sometime ago I found this gem of a movie/documentary on Youtube by Herman van der Horst called Faja Lobi, which translates to “Burning Love”, the name of a popular flower in Suriname, my country. The flower is also commonly known around the world as Ixora.

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I shall stand!

Have I ever told you guys how much I love Kassav? This band will go down in history as my all time favorite band. Their music transcends everything, including age and that’s a very hard thing to achieve. This song especially is one of my favorites. The best post break up song ever… ! Had […]

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Letter to Sophie

The earliest memory that I have of you, Sophie Carolina, was when I was about four years old. You know that when you’re little, everything around you seems larger than it actually is?

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