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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Friday, December 29, 2017

With the end of the year almost upon us, as we give thanks and celebrate the dawn of a new one, it is important to look back to where we have been so that we can assess where we are going.

Friday, December 29, 2017

I hope that all my readers have had the best Christmas that they could have had and that they are all looking forward to a New Year that will promise them a more comfortable environment than they have had for 2017. I wish everyone good things.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

There is no doubt that 2017 has been a most eventful year for the Caribbean Community (Caricom). We experienced a scale of multi-country devastation never before seen in the Region as two category five Hurricanes, Irma and Maria raged through the Caribbean within two weeks.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Start an hour by hour

I learnt this trick in my network marketing days and have been using it ever since. It seems to almost create time. You need an excel sheet and some highlighters.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

You know, if you really think about it, our true national crisis has been the inability of institutions (those that distinguish us from savages) to meet some basic requirements of our fledgling democracy on a sustained basis.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Perhaps X-mas instead of Christmas is not a bad thing after all.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

One thing I hear all the time from readers is that they find the news too depressing.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

It’s that time of year again. When the sky is very, very blue and the breeze blows down, cool like, from the hills. Pastelle, ham and black cake smelling up the place. Christmas tree going up inside houses and American style lights shining outside.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

I was wrapping Christmas gifts when I came across the BBC news story from November 3 on a “colossal ‘sea of plastic’ which stretches for miles” and was found floating in the Caribbean.

Monday, December 25, 2017

I believe Santa Claus had stopped coming to my house by the time we moved to Diamond Vale. I turned eight here.