History of the Steel Pan – musical instrument from industrial waste – beloved in Trinidad

BBC wrote an interesting piece on the┬áhistory of the steel pan: Amid the electronica of 20th Century music one new instrument stands out for its simplicity. The steel pan, possibly the only instrument made out of industrial waste, has become an icon of Trinidadian culture. “There is something about the steel pan and Caribbean music …

Caught by the paparazzi – Prince William & Harry bodyboarding in Cornwall

While his wife Kate and her sister Pippa Middleton were at Wimbledon, Prince William and his brother Harry spent the weekend with friends in Cornwall, body-boarding and hanging out in the local pubs. No strangers to the surf, the princes have spent the summers of their youth in the area around the small seaside resort …