Scrolling through my Instagram timeline last week I came across a funny meme with the caption: “Some people can eat five burgers and not gain a pound; I click ‘like’ on a picture of a Nutella jar and gain five pounds.”
While the meme was hilarious and obviously untrue, I asked myself the question “Does genetics play a
The announcement by the government that the Wales Sugar Estate would be closed at the end of 2016 was the subject of a symposium at Moray House at Camp and Quamina Streets, the former home of the late David de Caires, the founding editor of Stabroek News.
Cumin/geera and potatoes seem to have a natural affinity. Potatoes, being bland and porous, easily absorb the flavour of whatever they are cooked with (it is one of the reasons potatoes are added to foods while cooking to remove excess salt).
Last July, the Financial Times contained as a paid for insert, a glossy brochure offering citizenship-by-investment in the Caribbean. It was little different in style to the advertising one sees for mega yachts, expensive real estate, private jet charters, and other expressions of the so called ‘good life’.
Grafting and budding are horticultural techniques used to propagate cultivars which are
more vigorous when grown on another plant. They involve using either the t-budding or wedge grafting method to join parts from 2 plants so that they appear to grow as a single plant.
In this their eleventh Conversation on Guyanese art Artists Stanley Greaves AA and Akima McPherson examine Hubert Moshett Shrimping. The oil painting was completed in 1972 and will be available for viewing from February 8 – 13 at the National Gallery of Art, Castellani House.
Basdeo questions Bharrat
After completing twenty-three years within this ‘paper and column, regulars would appreciate that I am not given to – or can’t manage – the more academic, more analytical/philosophical reviews and assessments, whilst discussing or exploring issues.