17 September 2021
Doh touch demm drums Colin and Ralph

Doh touch demm drums Colin and Ralph


IT WAS AH sad but hys-storyck incident dat took place at last Thursday’s protest march in Kingstown, when the police con-fist-taketh de (Afro-Carry...
10 September 2021
He is no Bad John

He is no Bad John


HE WAS AH young Country Bwoy, poor people pickney, got his CXC subjects and got ah lickle “hold-on” at ah supermarket. But he had his ambitions, ...
03 September 2021
To-Get-Her Now!

To-Get-Her Now!


Back in 1979 ah made ah casual appearance at de annual General Meeting (AGM) of de Civil Service Association (CSA) now de Public Service Union (PSU). ...
27 August 2021
Is who brought we here

Is who brought we here


Was it plane, boat, bus or donkey cart dah bring we to dis juncture? Back in 1951, ah was ah lickle nine year ole going on 10, when ah group of us ran...
20 August 2021
Growing up is very hard to do

Growing up is very hard to do


Once upon ah time was ah very good time, when villagers lived like one big family, when near-bars shared only love and good-will; when kids uses to dw...
13 August 2021
We have a long way to go

We have a long way to go


Ah doh think we could repeat or remind ourselves often enuff dat Violence in any form, whether against woe-man, man, children, leaders of yuh church, ...
06 August 2021
Louise Toney ah shining star

Louise Toney ah shining star


It was one ah dem sad-glad moments reading the SEARCHLIGHT’s back page story “The Learning Page Curator Puts Down Her Pen”, a very fitting trib...
30 July 2021
Tribute to my friend Edwin

Tribute to my friend Edwin


We are at the bottom half of Murray’s Village where Edwin and about 50 of us spent our early childhood. At the lower end was nurse and mid-wife Magg...
23 July 2021
Kenneth, ah socio  human database

Kenneth, ah socio human database


I felt special when Dr Kenneth John’s daughter, Andrea John-Robin on the behalf of the family, graciously invited me to team up with Dr. Fraser to d...
16 July 2021
Ah drink and ah conversation

Ah drink and ah conversation


If Karl Marx’s quotation: “Religion is de Opium of de People,” is considered an axiom, den de same should hold if ah were to say dat: “Cricke...