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Bring Me Back to NOLA

NoBar, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Blackened shrimp on a bed of collared greens and a big ole helping of cheesy grits

Serenaded by live jazz and my cheesy grits on a Friday night


What would you say if no one else could understand you?

Growing up I had a friend whose parents were non-native English speakers; whenever they wanted to hide the content of their conversation from us (for better or worse) they’d drop the English and switch to their first language. 369 more words


15 Reunion Creole proverbs

Every culture has its own proverbs, and Reunion Creole is no exception – it’s a very colourful language that often makes use of imagery even in simple everyday conversation, so for example if you’re starving you might say… 656 more words


A Healthy Twist on Jambalaya

February was somewhat of a tumultuous month for me. Personally there were a lot of things that recently came up in my life that challenged me. 497 more words


Marie Laveau: The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans

By far the most well-known and popular true American voodoo legend that is still told today is the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, Marie Laveau. Born free in the French Quarter of New Orleans on September 10, 1794, she was the daughter of two free persons of color, both biracial, one of whom was Creole. 560 more words

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On the footsteps of 4 Kouleurs Grafik (October 2013)

On the footsteps of the street-artists 4 Kouleurs Grafik … a french caribbean street art crew…Some other characters of Guadalupe Street Art…

Pictures taken in Basse-Terre in Guadalupe (FR) in October 2013 .


On the foot steps of Pac Man (may 2013)

On the foot steps of the street artist Pac Man… a figure in créole street art…

pictures taken in Pointe à Pitre, in Guadalupe (FR)