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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Wednesday’s sunset over the Caribbean Sea, viewed from a hill in Tobago, was the most glorious I’ve seen in half-a-century.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Rabindranath S Lackhan, a young Hindu, has written a book on the significance of Hindu religious plants, many of which were brought to T&T by Indian indentured immigrants.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

About 20 years ago, I wrote, “With each passing year, I see more evidence of the devastation the emphasis of our current education system has wrought on the best young minds in the country.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The difficulty with spin-doctoring and image-making is that sooner or later politicians are confronted by the truth: their masks fall away and the electorate sees them without the veneer.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Looking and listening to emancipation these days, it seems the whole business is African men and women in Kente cloth, ethnic costumes, bristling with anger and rhetoric about slavery.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

We have heard of great prophets who preached about the invincibility and immortality of God.Today we elaborate and boast about Jehovah’s power: cutting a highway through the Red Sea, placing an invisible air-condition unit in the fiery furnace and throwing down the walls of Jericho using the...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Sex matters and sex sells.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Before announcing that the T&T Court of Appeal, by a majority decision, had dismissed the State’s appeal against a judgment of Justice Clebert Brooks who found that the Jamaat al Muslimeen had a valid amnesty in the document signed by acting President Emmanuel Carter, Justice...

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

So you want to delve into creative writing. You’re thinking about writing a novel or even a series, and you don’t know where to start. Try getting the book Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook by Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter. It’s a great resource book for young writers.

Monday, July 25, 2011

According to one report by the United Nations, the World’s population reached a staggering 6.5 billion people in 2005. There seemed to be, however, vast differences in the spread of this increase.

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