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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Last Sunday I awoke to patches of gray in conflict with the first peeking of the morning sun.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Some are confronting immediate challenges in new ministries. Others are grappling with the same issues they’ve been stuck with since last year. But MPs seemed not to be missing the parliamentary sittings all that much.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Just dragonflies, Flying to the side. No one gets hurt, You’re doing nothing wrong. Slide your hand,
Jump off the end. The water’s clear and innocent. The water’s clear and innocent. —Codex, Radiohead

Friday, July 8, 2011

 Head spinning. Eyes bleary. Bones aching to marrow. Feel like been bludgeoned semi-conscious.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

 Today I want to return to the issue of purpose. I do so because of its central importance in giving meaning and direction to our lives. In recent times many of the people with whom I have interacted seemed to have lost their passion for life.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

 Last Friday I had the privilege to address an audience comprising primarily members of the Rotary Club of Diego Martin and I embraced the opportunity to begin a conversation on “Creating a Culture of Ethical Thinking.” As the event marked the installation of Sharon Hinds, the new president of...

Thursday, July 7, 2011

When Karen Asche sang “They try all kind of trick and   jadoo / But he is now the world first black Hindu”—“he” being the battling Minister of Works—on Dimanche Gras night, I changed the channel.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

This column was originally to have been submitted last week for publication but I withheld it because of the urgent need to comment on the Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle. I return as I believe it important to mark this spot in the Warner, bin Hammam, Fifa, Cabinet of T&T imbroglio. Why...

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

In an attempt to steer clear, if only for a few weeks, of the commess that is life in T&T, a number of headlines in the medical literature drew my attention last week. But it was the same.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

I would like to provide a statement from Daniel Amen as I continue my response to the document “War on Drugs—Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy.” Let us examine closely Dr Amen’s analysis which can be found in his book, Change Your Brain—Change Your Life: “Marijuana has also been...

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