Although I don’t write much about the topic on this blog, I love science fiction, especially cyberpunk and Japanese anime and superhero graphic novels. One of my favourite cyberpunk novels in the early 1990s was a novel, Islands in the Net, written in 1988 by science fiction author, Bruce Sterling. Islands in the Net is…Read more
“Bequia had the trees and the skill to make boats”, says Captain Lewis. “We were always seafaring people, whalers and fishermen, living on the water's edge. We don’t build big trading schooners now, but there is an active whaling station with much boating still. The Bequia Easter regatta with the double enders, a whaling boat styled after the Iron Duke, is a big event in the Grenadines. We are all descendants of the Arawaks, Caribs and seafaring people. The sea is in our blood”.
What's the word for a person who hasn't visited their place of birth in over thirty years? What am I? I have forgotten.Read more
Born in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Thomas was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from Princeton University in 2012 with a B.A. in Sociology. Before his time at Harvard Law School, Thomas worked in the Mayor’s Office of New York City in the office of the Counsel to the Mayor. Last summer, he was a summer associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and will be a summer associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz this upcoming summer. He is an alumnus of the New York City based Prep for Prep program.
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