Posts Tagged: Selwyn de Wind

665. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 3)

You’ve mastered the Chiiieeeeew You’re late because it was raining… a few hours ago You don’t mess with ‘Djo libra’ (direct translation: ‘God help me / you’, meaning: vehemently against / absolutely not) You know what it means to have ‘djimpi’,

665. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 3)

You’ve mastered the Chiiieeeeew You’re late because it was raining… a few hours ago You don’t mess with ‘Djo libra’ (direct translation: ‘God help me / you’, meaning: vehemently against / absolutely not) You know what it means to have ‘djimpi’,

755. Kuaresma (Lent) = Carnival in the Sky

We spend most of our childhood running around outdoors, soaking up the sun and cherishing life’s simple pleasures: flying kites (fli, ironically pron: flee), spinning tops (trom), filling our dad’s socks with marbles (ninichi, pron: neeneechee) and dominating the gutter in front of our classrooms during school

755. Kuaresma (Lent) = Carnival in the Sky

We spend most of our childhood running around outdoors, soaking up the sun and cherishing life’s simple pleasures: flying kites (fli, ironically pron: flee), spinning tops (trom), filling our dad’s socks with marbles (ninichi, pron: neeneechee) and dominating the gutter in front of our classrooms during school

897. Baby got back and NO self-esteem issues!

“Tuuuuuur esei ta dibo?!” = Is aaaaall that yours?! “No saka mi pòrtret!” = Don’t take my picture! “Asina chinès a muri” = That’s how a Chinese man died “Hesusei, no ta bista!” = Jesus hey, that’s no sight (for sore

897. Baby got back and NO self-esteem issues!

“Tuuuuuur esei ta dibo?!” = Is aaaaall that yours?! “No saka mi pòrtret!” = Don’t take my picture! “Asina chinès a muri” = That’s how a Chinese man died “Hesusei, no ta bista!” = Jesus hey, that’s no sight (for sore