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Friday, July 24, 2015
​Out of the corner of his eye he glimpsed the large group of men in long white garments standing under the wide, covered pavement of the National Library building.
Friday, July 17, 2015
​Lying in my bed, forlorn/ I feel a rhyme a-coming on/ Sometimes it just happens so/ A column comes like calypso/ At least, it happened once before/ my rhyme about our civil wa...
Friday, July 10, 2015
The video on YouTube is called, “Crown Trace Enterprise Trinidad 2015 Part I”, and is more gripping by itself than the last three of Martin Scorsese’s crime flicks combined
Friday, July 3, 2015
​By a miracle I cannot understand but accept humbly, God appeared to me shortly before deadline and, using an algorithm even more complex than the one the Winklevoss twins devised for FaceBook
Friday, June 26, 2015
​A PARDNER sent me a photo most people have seen on Facebook: the sign in the music shop reading, “Customers trying out guitars are not under any circumstances whatever to play ‘Stairway to Heaven,
Friday, June 19, 2015
Gerard Johnson, general manager, Caribbean Country Department, IDB, chats with Molly Gaskin, president of the Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust, during a recent forum marking World Environment Day.
Friday, June 12, 2015
​My Uncle Godfrey—God the Uncle—in 2011 called me to sum up the Bible in the voice of Kenrick, the kind of tess who goes from a secondary schoolteacher gig in Central to a top-ranking global sports po
Friday, June 5, 2015
Tuesday was my birthday and what have I got after 57 years in life’s frontline? Receding hairline, expanding waistline, infrequent byline and recurring punch line: six times before
Friday, May 29, 2015
​The children of Trinidad & Tobago, who recently sat the Secondary Entrance Exam, will, I hope, forgive me for not completing my own Senility Entrance Exam today
Friday, May 22, 2015
Two weeks ago, our children sat the Secondary Entrance Exam, deciding, in three hours, whether they enter one of our few “prestige”—ie, “acceptable”—schools