17 September 2021
We Need to Find a Way Forward

We Need to Find a Way Forward


I ENDED MY column last week with a quotation from the Anglican Bishop of the West Indies whom I referred to as the late Drexel Gomes. I am happy to r...
10 September 2021
This has got to be the worst of Times

This has got to be the worst of Times


I WISH I could have said like Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” In my many moons in this once blessed la...
03 September 2021
Do we ever learn?

Do we ever learn?


Today, I want to follow on from where Bassy left off last week. We are now into the month of September, and I suspect plans are already being prepared...
27 August 2021
Let Democracy Reign!

Let Democracy Reign!


We are into the last weekend of the month we dub Emancipation Month. Clearly a misnomer because whatever limited activities we have are centred on the...
20 August 2021
Difficult times! Will our faith see us through?

Difficult times! Will our faith see us through?


(Continued from last week) I ended last week with what was really a rhetorical question because security personnel around the PM are there to asse...
13 August 2021
Difficult times! Will our faith see us Through?

Difficult times! Will our faith see us Through?


The talk around SVG is about the Prime Minister being hit by a stone. One understands why this is so! The act should be condemned fully. I do not know...
06 August 2021
August 1st is not about celebration!

August 1st is not about celebration!


Releases last weekend indicated that we were celebrating the emancipation of the enslaved. But what is there to celebrate 183 years after?  Official...
30 July 2021
It was 183 years ago

It was 183 years ago


Sunday, August 1 would be 183 years since our enslaved foreparents were finally ‘freed’. The Emancipation Act, of 1 August 1834, had freed 2, 959 ...
23 July 2021
The Kenneth John I knew – In Appreciation (Part III)

The Kenneth John I knew – In Appreciation (Part III)


Kenneth John or KRV as friends called him (Kenneth Randolph Vincent) was laid to rest on Tuesday at the St Georges Cathedral. Bassy and I did the Eulo...
16 July 2021
The Kenneth John I knew – In appreciation  (Part 11)

The Kenneth John I knew – In appreciation  (Part 11)


I ended last week’s column with reference to cricket games that Kenneth organised in different parts of the island. Those games represented an era t...