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Friday, March 4, 2016
​The very worst thing of the very many bad things about a Donald Drumpf presidency, of course, is that it would put into shatteringly realistic perspective the Barack Obama presidency
Friday, February 26, 2016
​Trini activists faced a fundamental challenge this week: were they committed enough to protest FOR Ian Alleyne?
Friday, February 19, 2016
​In 2011, God the Uncle—my imaginary Uncle Godfrey—called me to sum up the Bible in the voice of Kenrick, the kind of tess who pushes the Port-of-Spain mayor to stand up for moral decency by blaming m
Friday, February 12, 2016
​In 1990, Judy Raymond, considering Minshall’s King of Carnival, Saga Boy (I think it was), wrote: I knew it was art because it made the hair on my body stand on end.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Carnival Friday in the city of Port-of-Spain and, outside my window in the Bajan countryside, workmen are jamming a jack-hammer, the Hilti firing almost as rapidly as the computer-generated throwaway
Friday, January 29, 2016
​To write a breathtakingly original newspaper column you must steal good ideas and, in 1999, I stole one of the best from Robert Steinback, then of the Miami Herald.
Friday, January 22, 2016
​The lines separating T&T Guardian columns have been getting a bit like palings in backyards recently.
Friday, January 15, 2016
​David Bowie was why I wanted to dye my hair at age 15.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Brand new year, walked through door of Barbados branch of big box retailer and walked back in time to same old-same old—but I mean really old version of same old.
Friday, January 1, 2016
​First day of the year and Y’Boy remembering when he did first go away to the Cold and find out that white people’ country doesn’t have Old Year’s Night, them does have New Year’s Eve.