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SEASON OF MISTS AND MELLOW FRUITFULNESS – Millie, Gravesend and Malawi

By Clayton Goodwin Autumn …. October …. The season of mellow mists and fruitfulness …. Has always been a happy occasion for me. It was the month in which I first came to London from my village home, experiencing as a teenage student all the sensations of all, and it was the traditional (but not …

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ERROL JONES SEEKS TO CEMENT COMMUNITY HARMONY – Heartbreak brings sustained commitment

By Clayton Goodwin Errol Jones is a living example of the integral, and unifying relationship, between Jamaican music and the community in which it has developed – particularly in South London. He came to the attention of Caribcommx first for his work with Leopard Music half-a-century and more ago. It was a time of fervent …

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TONY WADE SHAPED A GENERATION – Driving force initially in the background

By Clayton Goodwin The passing of Tony Wade, aged 90 years, a few weeks ago marked the end of an era that was as significant socially as it was commercially. Born in Montserrat, qualified as an accountant, he was the third man of the team which made the already well-established company Dyke & Dryden Ltd …

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WE SALUTE SHAHERAH – TRANSITION to GOVERNANCE and GRADUATION

Shaherah Jordan is a determined lady. I could see that from the moment she was first interviewed for the Miss Caribbean & Commonwealth beauty contest. Here was somebody who knew definitely what she was doing, and almost certainly, on first sight, the winner. She did win the title, of course. But the entry of another …

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IAN DOWE BELIEVES THAT NOTHING CAN EVER BE THE SAME SINCE COVID ……. BUT THAT WOMEN’S ENTHUSIASM FOR FITNESS-TRAINING IS FLOWERING AND THERE ARE INTERESTING PROPECTS IN ASIA

By Clayton Goodwin It is good to see that a film is being made of the life of Ian Dowe, former world amateur bodybuilding champion, doyen of the sport, and renowned fitness instructor, and that it has given me an opportunity to meet Ian again at his prestigious premises, Dowe Dynamics, in Archway, North London. …

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We Remember

IAN HALL  …. 18 January 1940 – 11 May 2022 There are some people you can just never forget Remember the late Ian Hall? It is impossible not to do so. Apart from the clear-cut Oxford accent, which was clearly at odds with his physical appearance, he was one of the most distinctive characters that …

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CARIBCOMMX

Editor – Clayton Goodwin Welcome! Caribcommx is back – Now as a Monthly Journal. The difficulties of the pandemic restrictions notwithstanding – it has been impossible to meet for interviews or to report events “live” as previously – Caribcommx has been produced through the hard work, commitment and the co-operation which has provided a foundation …

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