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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Island People 2010 Review (2)

I played in Taal Frontline with a backpack.. My costume was gorgeous it was well worked up including my bra which was “the own bra option.” I must thank Tisha Neilson who offered to cover my black bra because I was not finding the right shade of purple. The backpack was not exactly what I expected (somehow I thought it would have had wires lol lol lol) but it was gorgeous. The brighter royal purple and the fuchsia pink look fabulous in the sun and I would admit I love

I collected my costume in less than 5 minutes on the first day of collection and there was just a trickle of people. The goody bag was enough nothing too elaborate

What annoyed me was the wrong spelling in the booklet…..”incourage” “ad here”…IP spell check was tooooo much
What was funny in the booklet…….they suggested you get a “me 2, bmobile off course”……IP big plug for the sponsors

Carnival Monday

The Good
The vibes was nice nice nice, plenty jamishness, the dj was on point and the performances on the road was mad.swappi, shurwayne Winchester , Zuki and Tim Tim (Zuki nearly fall off the truck lol lol lol lmao). The pholurie and chutney sauce was a hit and a big hit too

The Bad
The cloth was not a good idea in my humble opinion, I didn’t know what to do with it but I must admit that there were some very creative people in IP. The 5 o’clock lunch was TERRIBLE

The Ugly
Why the hell ¾ of the band needed to be by DJ Trevlyn truck…..ok I know that that was the truck with all the performances but gosh whole day alyuh screaming for Trevlyn sooooo. Then there was Busy Signal, beginning was on point but the dancehall vibes in meh soca is ah big no no no no no. Ok then the band run out of water……I had to ask if WASA was limiting the water supplied to the band

Carnival Tuesday

The Good
Ah the big day had arrive, jamishness palance palance gosh it had serious vibes, costumes were beautiful, taal was hotttttttt, mudra was also adorable, japuir, the yellow, white and the black also looked stunning, morgandi although very simple was “dressed up” by several masqueraders, bindi was nice too, the other costumes was kinda blank but chutney baav was my least favourite. Frontliners came out deck down with boots and makeup.

I loved the security details at the savannah where they allowed frontline with backpack to cross then other frontliners and the backliners but as usual there are some people that don’t care about these logistics hmmm.

The Bad
Salty Peleau and once again they run outa water oh gosh I really had to ask if WASA give alyuh ah limit.
Young ladies Trevlyn truck was not the only truck gosh

The Ugly
Why did IP run down the avenue early in the morning so hmmmmm I had to wonder if that was to get in front of Tribe to cross the stage

The tooooo wild
Ok Island people have some ridiculous women that turned the snack truck into the slack truck…..a strong handsome man winning on the truck and some women wine on the man till they pulll of the dhoti hmmmmm pure slackness lol lol lol and what was worst the group of men standing nearly that was laughing get pants too lmao but they fell real bad and the women involved was vicious with it.

My summary of it all

All in all with all the ups and downs of the two day I felt like my costume, what I ate and drank and the palance that I palance was well worth $4600.00

Now I’m like a roast chicken recovering


fanaht said...

Lovely, if I play mas it will be with IP next year. Nice to know there is an alternative to sh***y Tribe. A friend of mine swears by IP and she didn't play this year, but I loved the creativity. Still bikini mas, but different!
I would have loved to do something with that piece of cloth. Guess if you collected earlier would've been possible. Don't sweat it-you guys looked great with it on Monday! :)

trinicandy said...

island people getting a b+ from me

Leslee said...
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Leslee said...

I also played IP TAAL with backpack and you basically summed up my experience....right down to the roast chicken covering lol!!

Carnivalcocoa said...

Taal FL was hawtt for days allyuh.
Island People in the air!!!!!!!!!!!

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