Roses

Roses, botanic name Rosa were said to have originated mainly in Asia, China to be precise, though the Egyptians were also thought to have been among the first to cultivate them.

White-fringed Antwren

White-fringed Antwren (Formicivora grisea) in undergrowth in Linden, Guyana (Photo by Kester Clarke www.kesterclarke.net) The White-fringed Antwren lives mainly in wooded areas and edges. 

New Forest

New Forest is one of the last villages you get to when heading into East Canje, Berbice. While many claim that New Forest is located directly after Gangaram Village, residents of the area told the World Beyond Georgetown that New Forest is actually located further down; after Gangaram there are several other villages with just a few houses before New Forest.

Being Guyanese

Several years ago, at a Tradewinds night in Orlando for the Guyanese American Cultural Association of Central Florida, I gave a speech on ‘Being Guyanese’ that went around the world online and appeared in the Chronicle here.

Themes on emancipation

To Toussaint L’Ouverture TOUSSAINT, the most unhappy man of men!       Whether the whistling Rustic tend his plough      Within thy hearing, or thy head be now               Pillowed in some deep dungeon’s earless den;—               O miserable Chieftain!