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Friday, September 18, 2015
The bulk of Thank God It’s Friday today and next week will comprise something I wrote in 2009 for what I assumed was an obscure German magazine, since it chose to call itself “Kulturaustausch—Journal
Friday, September 11, 2015
Well, it’s all over now, bar the shouting of recriminations, and what a long, strange trip it’s been, and with curry, as the Grateful Dead might have said, had they witnessed the bizarre election camp
Sunday, September 6, 2015
There are several contenders for the best moment in Michael Mooleedhar and Prof Patricia Mohammed’s Belmont, Picton and Laventille documentary, City on the Hill.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Three days before an election it looks like you’ll win—or, in probably more accurate T&T terms, three days before a bone-weary electorate ejects yet another bonehead government that deserves to lo
Friday, August 28, 2015
If is true that the surest sign of genius is the ability to entertain contradictory propositions simultaneously, Y’Boy telling he-self that T&T have to be jam-packed with genius on this Independen
Friday, August 21, 2015
​My pardner, Raymond “Little Ray of Light” Ramcharitar, on Wednesday, in this space, remounted one of his favourite soapboxes, that of the PNM/Afro-Trinidadian domination and abuse of the politics, th
Friday, August 14, 2015
​The T&T Film Festival is next month (Sept 15-29) and I’m trying to work out my flight plans: I need to be in Port-of-Spain on September 26, for the meeting of the youth jury I’m pleased to say I’
Monday, August 10, 2015
​My name is Maria Hall and I’m a cashier at a huge variety store in Tobago. I say I’m from Tobago now but I was originally from Trinidad. I’ve been here, like, 12 years.
Friday, August 7, 2015
​God the Uncle—my imaginary Uncle Godfrey—in 2011 called me to sum up the Bible in the voice of Kenrick, the kind of Trini tess who fasts rigidly for Ramadan and then celebrates Eid with a bottle of S
Friday, July 31, 2015
Last night, with irony the Mighty Spoiler, composer of Magistrate Try Himself might have admired, the Prime Minister debated herself on state-owned TV.