We can save our sisters

In the video, the two move in a dance and even though the moves are at times out of time with the beat of the music and the environment somewhat unkempt one initially gets the impression that they are a couple in love having fun; the caption is, “Nobody can stop this love”.

Different purpose, different music

In a recent column, I reproduced an article by Guyanese Hubert Williams, once a leading journalism light here, dealing with a recent show in Barbados, put on by the Barbados/Guyana Association, where I performed along with The Mighty Gabby and Red Plastic Bag.

Saving our children

TIFF 2018 - Part 1 of 3

Amidst the socio-political unease of the world, filmmakers this year have seemed preoccupied with examining the ways that adults sometimes struggle with protecting the children they care for.

Bananaquit

The Bananaquit has dark grey upperparts, and a black crown with a white eyestripe.

Dis time na long time

My wife Annette is very big on Guyana.  Soon after I met her, some 10 years ago, showing pictures of the Guyana interior at a THAG function where I was appearing, that came across loud and clear to me. 

LUCAS STOCK INDEX

Last Update:                                        482.5 Movement: 3.48% Current Update:                                 499.36 YTD Movement: 69.67%The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 3.48 per cent during the fifth period of trading in October, 2018. 

Read to Succeed

I remember “Read to Succeed” was once the theme of the activities and exhibitions organised to celebrate the work of library services for the children of Guyana.

Poetry and rallying cries

Dulce et Decorum Est      Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,  Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,  Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs  And towards our distant rest began to trudge. 

Trees

Trees are universally recognized as a symbol of life, prosperity and strength. A tree is a permanent plant with a single trunk or stem covered with leaves and branches.

How songs arrive

Over my 50-plus years in the business of popular music, I cannot count the times I have heard the question, “How do you come up with these songs?” Or, “What’s the secret?” I heard it again, this week and, as before, the answer is that there is no formula involved, at least in my case, that I can pass on.

LUCAS STOCK INDEX

The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.48 percent during the third period of trading in October 2018.