A Caribbean Blue

Two talks by Jamaican-born Pat Cumper, who has a mix of Scots, northern English and Caribbean blood in her veins, and came to Cambridge in the seventies.


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She describes her arrival in Britain and her first year at Cambridge University amid the political turmoil of the early 1970s.

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She becomes engaged to a fellow Cambridge student from Kenya and travels to Africa to meet her prospective in-laws, where she is struck by the natural beauty of the surroundings but also by the racial and cultural tensions she encounters.