Story and photos by Frances Abraham
At 81, ‘Cousin Mavis’ rears chickens, plants a garden, produces coconut oil, pepper sauce, achar, pointer brooms and other items which she sells while she walks. She is also well known for her participation in singing and dance competitions, and even earned the title of ‘Ms Bruck it down.’
Everyone smiles when they speak of the recently held dance competition. “Me can do all kind, all kind thing meh can do,” Mavis Alleyne, better known as ‘Granny’ or ‘Cousin Mavis’ said, adding, “I bring first in the bruck it …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.