So It Go

So It Go: Guyanese drivers know

So It Go: Guyanese drivers know

Visitors getting into a car in Guyana for the first time are often left shocked, perhaps even stunned, by our driving habits .

So It Go: Musical gems

So It Go: Musical gems

Ideas for ‘So It Go’ columns come from anywhere and everywhere .

So It Go: Returning home

So It Go: Returning home

It’s probably impossible to start with a digression – a digression means you’re departing from something that has already begun – but allow me to infuriate somebody by starting with a digression anyway (creative licence), and here it is:I hate the term ‘remigrant’; it sounds like a concept in a sociology paper, or some species of wandering fish .

So It Go: Keep the gaff going

So It Go: Keep the gaff going

Last week, in a column entitled ‘Knowing the Fine Fine,’ I made the point that to know any society, including this one, you had to remain imbedded in it for a long time, and that therefore when resident Guyanese tell expatriate Guyanese that they “don’t understand Guyana,” the comment is accurate .

So It Go: Knowing all the fine fine

So It Go: Knowing all the fine fine

Usually it’s clear where I’m going when I start off one of these columns, but sometimes I start out one place which leads to somewhere else; today is one of the latter .

Better than 20/20

Better than 20/20

Sometimes you meet a person, and you mesh instantly .

Vreed-en-Hoop then and now

Vreed-en-Hoop then and now

I was born at Hague and spent the very early part of my life there, but in my teenage years the Martins family lived at New Road, Vreed-en-Hoop .

Visitors will avoid us

Visitors will avoid us

I lived for more than 25 years in the Cayman Islands where tourism is almost 50% of the economy .

The Foo phenomenon

The Foo phenomenon

In a recent column, where I referred to some of the differences between living in Guyana and living outside, space limitations prevented me from mentioning an importance difference – marketing .

Gaffing with Kraws

Gaffing with Kraws

I call him “Kraws” but you know him as Ken Corsbie, Guyana’s premier storyteller/comedian who celebrated his 80th birthday recently, and I’m touched that so many of you got in touch with him on that occasion .



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