The Scene

Work wear chronicles


Last week, I came across an article on the UK Telegraph’s website about a woman’s work wear fiasco. Receptionist, Nicola Thorp was sent home unpaid from her job on her first day, for refusing to wear high heels.

Ssignal launches album of national songs


Ssignal Productions last month launched its album of national songs, ‘Songs of Guyana’s Children’ in the Conference Hall at the National Library, one of the three things that the production company wanted to do to commemorate Guyana’s 50th Anniversary.

Cou-cou and Guyanese fish

Biagan Choka and Sada Roti (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone,   This column was written on Thursday, April 28, 2016. I heard the following exchange on the radio today in Barbados between a moderator and a 90-year-old Barbadian woman, as they talked about people through the years who have done remarkable things for their communities without ever seeking the limelight.