Yellow Oriole

The Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis) is also called the ‘plantain’ and ‘small corn bird’.

Passion is required

Some time in the near future I will be doing a session with arts students at the University of Guyana (as part of my Artist in Residence work with UG) as well as a Moray House talk, sometime in May, on being an artist. 

Four new Senior Counsel

At the invitation of the Chief Justice, Madame Roxane George-Wiltshire, I made the welcoming presentation on the occasion of the admission of four lawyers to the Inner Bar as Senior Counsel on Friday last.

Not necessarily

From a youth with an interest in reading I was often struck by the confidence with which persons would express a thought or a position on something that sounded impressive at first but, on reflection, proved to be simplistic, if not downright wrong.

Black-chinned Antbird

The Black-chinned Antbird can be found in southern South America. Its plumage is generally dark gray above, with white wing covert tips, a black tail with a white tip, a black throat in males, and much paler underparts throughout in females.

A life-long love of poetry

I love poetry. It is the quiet passion of my life. When I was a child my mother read me old nursery rhymes at bedtime and they had the lilt of poetry in them which stayed with me forever.