Sunday

Our own doing

It’s not something that strikes you if you live in Guyana and don’t travel much, but if you are based outside for some time and then return here permanently, you immediately notice the obvious shortage of systematic approaches, in both government and private sector, many of which impact directly across the society on a daily basis. 

Book review: Years of High Hopes

By Dorothy Irwin Review by Donald Trotman (737 pp Published by Hansib Publications Limited)   Just when the traditions of keeping personal diaries and of writing substantial personal letters have almost fallen into desuetude, here comes a book that loudly invites their revival, while at the same time straddling two eras and two continents.

Hanging Heliconia

Heliconia rostrata commonly called Hanging Heliconia or Hanging Lobster Claw originated in South and Central America. Hanging Heliconia is a beauty with pendulous blooms of striking yellow and red bracts hanging downward.

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