Every now and then one is faced with local stories that leave one questioning the purpose of life.
People dying from AIDS in the present time seems rare. There was a time when people would die, especially the young, and one would often hear, “De big truck knock she down” or “He had de truck.” ‘Big truck’ is a colloquial term for describing the disease.
Skeletal remains were found in 1974 in Ethiopia from a female hominid of the Australopithecus afarensis species, who has been called Lucy and who is said to be one of our earliest potential ancestors.
I suppose people have always been fascinated with the element known as fire.
A couple of weeks ago, I attended an evening of reflection for the late Ronald Waddell.
I would imagine that no one pictures their child/children being in a sex tape at any point in their lives.
Paid parking is now a reality in Georgetown. While some seem to have no issue with the new system, many are objecting.
Security guards are people who deserve the utmost respect. It is a profession that many of us would never venture into either because of the pay, the shifts or because our qualifications and/or interests lead us in a different direction.
Since its return in 2011 the National Drama Festival has helped to develop and expose the talent of many young people.
Recently, Prince Harry of the British royal family visited our country. I have never really been interested in any monarchy, and in the case of Prince Harry, we are worlds apart.
After the Lusignan massacre occurred, I did not sleep well for weeks. With only Annandale separating Buxton and Lusignan, the tragedy was too close to home.
Just around 7am last Sunday, the dreaded blackout arrived in parts of Georgetown.
Diwali is an opportunity for introspection–we must think about what we are doing for the betterment of our community and what part are we playing in the narrative of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair.