In his largely entertaining and insightful book, Grandmasters of Chess Pulitzer prize winner and music critic/chess correspondent for the New York Times, Harold C Schonberg, tells us about the origin of the word grandmaster.
Last week alcohol and bodybuilding was discussed. This week is somewhat of a continuation.
There are times when you can’t be bothered with cooking vegetables and rice separately.
“You think I am happy?” she asks, her panting signalling that her baby is getting more difficult to carry by the minute.
The red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus) is a small American songbird. It is somewhat warbler-like but not closely related to the New World warblers (Parulidae).
Warren Plantation is on the Corentyne Coast, directly after Number 19 Village when one is travelling from New Amsterdam.
With the current CPL Cricket Tournament in full cry, a very nice lady from the local media called asking me to write something, in a lighter vein, on the event.
Introduction – Re-cap As posited last week, it is my view that the true essence of an oil refinery that is deemed local, lies in its type (form) of ownership, management, and operationalized control.
Continued from last week This week, we will look at Floribunda roses and Hybrid Tea roses.
Having established a constituent assembly able to rewrite the Venezuelan constitution, take essential political and economic decisions, and confirm key appointments, President Nicolás Maduro’s government is now moving swiftly to assert its overall authority.
I adopt the sentiments of Lincoln Lewis, who writes frequently on constitutional matters.
Carifesta XIII is in progress in Barbados. This edition of the region’s premier festival of the arts has underlined a number of issues affecting the festival and a number of patterns that have formed, indicating trends that have developed.
Part 1 Decline in profits The Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry (GBTI) has reported its half-year profits for the year 2017.
In a long life I have on a number of occasions been asked to address various groups graduating from school or university or making the transition from one stage of life to another – for instance, new recruits in a company or first-time members of a national sports team.
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL), dubbed the biggest party in sport, just concluded in Guyana and some of the biggest alcoholic beverage companies in the Caribbean partnered with the Amazon Warriors.
In 2005 when he retired from active competition, Russian Grandmaster and World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov was the highest-ranked player in the world.
Most people have favourite parts of the chicken they like to eat; and those parts can vary depending on the dish.
Blenheim, is the second village in the south of Leguan, between Enterprise and Endeavour, less than a mile from the stelling.
Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) was a leading Bolshevik and the earliest champion of women’s rights under the new Soviet government.
Thomas “Tom” Kerridge is a well-known Michelin-starred British chef. His series on The Cooking Channel (US) is equally appealing and appetizing.
In this week’s column, we will discuss the benefits of green tea and tips to get rid of love handles.
I find it difficult to convince friends – or anyone – that poetry is worth reading.
It is sometimes the case, in this age of the extensive flooding of information on subjects of the day, that a particular item can be of such long standing and of frequent and vigorous treatment, that we lose sight of the original propulsion in the matter.
There is a substantial body of work by a writer who was one of St Lucia’s most outstanding dramatists and who was quite dominant among West Indian playwrights throughout the 1960s into the 1970s.