I have been doing Carnival for about 12 years, starting 2002. In the first year it was T-shirts, then me and my brother started doing costumes from 2003, and we were at the ages of 6 & 7.

My best carnival was in 2005, with the African theme, and it was so many different sections, it was so nice the colours, red, green, yellow, blue, purple, practically every colour in the rainbow. It was really nice with the teams, with the Indian drummers, we had Miss Trinidad & Tobago, and there was Elimu and Paddington Arts together, and then we also performed at Redding carnival & High Wickham.

My worst moment was being drunk two years in a row and forgetting what happened after. I was so looking forward to carnival, I had waited 365 days for Carnival and then just being an idiot without eating food and getting drunk.

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