One day soon I expect an enraged minibus conductor to come in search of me. I expect to hear a string of truly Guyanese expletives and the accusation of trying to buy my roti (unleavened bread) with someone else’s paisa (money).
Next Friday, March 18 is the deadline for entries to the Guyana Festival of Musical Arts, which will be held from April 26 to 30 at the National Cultural Centre and any entries after that date will attract a late fee.
Up and coming local gospel artiste Ryan Hoppie is currently in Jamaica performing at the week-long gospel event, Elasha Spring Fest where he is expected to share the stage with international gospel singer DJ Nicholas.
The team which is contracted by Animal Planet follows closely behind a British Broadcasting Corporation team which visited Guyana recently to film a 10-part series called Retracing the Steps of Sir Walter Raleigh.
Come Friday evening, a bevy of ten beauties will take to the stage at the National Cultural Centre to vie for the Miss India Worldwide Guyana 2011 crown and the chance to represent Guyana at the Miss India Worldwide Pageant to be staged in Dubai in May.
After all the pancake-talk last week, did you make any? You know, as a trial run. I did. Oh come on, don’t judge me, I had to; I did it for you so that I am better informed to communicate with you about pancakes (laugh).