Saturday, January 25th, 2014

 

Ringside at the Pappyshow

What some societies call a “seer” or soothsayer, clairvoyant or prophet, we in Trinidad call a “see-ah” man.” When I was young and someone lost an article, money, spouse or any other significant or sometimes increasingly insignificant object, that person visited the obeah or “seeah-man” to find out the truth and sometimes inflict the appropriate or grossly overweighted punishment on the person fingered by the seeah-man. When people wanted to harm someone they believe had harmed them or when they wanted an object belonging to the other person, including saidRead More

Tony Deyal

About Tony Deyal

Tony Deyal is a Caribbean journalist who believes laughter is the best medicine.