Trinidad & Tobago: Coming home

Club Soda and Salt responds to fellow Trinidadian blogger Seldo's post about returning home: “I’d like to raise a family there. I’d like to not have to deal with snow. The problem is, I’m not seeing that as an option, at least for a while. Maybe things will change.” He's also interested in hearing the views of “the folks who stayed,” but he might also want to listen to England-born Jeremy Taylor, who has spent “twenty-three years growing up in England, four in Africa, thirty-five in Port of Spain with a Trinidadian wife and family,” and who, apropos of yesterday's Trinidad & Tobago v. England football match, says “if ever I had a tweak of nostalgia for the old Mudder Country and its wicked colonial ways, one look at a photo of Prince Charles or Camilla, or even Mrs Queen herself, would remind me why I escaped, and turn me into a Soca Warrior.”

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