The Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals collaborated with World Vets hosting a 4 day clinic at several locations on the rural mainland of St.Vincent, performing medical consultations and surgeries on hundreds of animals.
Speech Pathologists, Miriam Kerr, Amy Swaim, and Jill Hodge host a 4 day Speech Therapy Clinic in the heart of Kingstown at the Evangelical Church along with the Vincentian Team. Each pathologist conducted their own back to back sessions simultaneously working closely with the parents, which resulted in all of the children finding their voices whether spoken or not.
As a part of a community program, table tennis courses are conducted in a coastal town of St.Vincent known as Sandy Bay, several hours out of the capitol city Kingstown. The roads leading to Sandy Bay have been severely damaged due to previous storms, causing one to tread with caution, but is a mere inconvenience for the people of Sandy Bay.
In Calliaqua, St.Vincent, before the Carnival celebrations in the early morning brought sounds of the calypso music which usually involves lyrics of the political on-goings of the little island nation.
Vincy Mas 2017, the queen show had 8 performances each individual carnival band making tall, towering costumes. A harness straps the Vincentian ladies into place as they pull their costume with strength and skill to display to the audience and judges, rotating to reveal hidden features of the costume and often playing off the stage lights for a stunning performance.
Mardi Gras is the epitome of carnival. Most Vincentians find themselves on the in the Capitol of Kingstown to witness this annual event, rubbing shoulders with visitors from all over the world to experience 'Vincy Mas'. Full of colour and the infamous wine up, the revelers in costume take to the streets entertaining all who line the roadside.
A look into the 'Mass Camps' that tirelessly work to produce the costumes that pour into the streets on Mardi Gras Day of the St.Vincent Carnival.
Not only was I photographing this event, but I was a part of the party. I broke my rule of never drink alcohol when I have my camera as fast as I could take the first picture, but I think the photos turned out ok.
A collection of photos from the beach I grew up on.