Posts tagged with ‘West Indies’

The sad decline of West Indies cricket

There was a good documentary on last week about the West Indies tour of England in 1976. The tour was notable in part because before it started the South-African born captain of England, Tony Greig, said in an interview “These guys, if they get on top they are magnificent cricketers. But if they’re down, they […]

Stereotyping, cultural appropriation and such

Alan Sullivan has posted a poem called Long Bay Jump, both to his blog and to Erato, which is in a West Indian voice. It starts: Sun drop down with a flash of green. Moon lift up, and the palm tree lean. Jack fish bake in banana wrap. Pi-dog snatch all the table scrap. Ganja […]