Under de Tent
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Ah must add-Myth dat while de Baptism of de Mighty Sparrow n.k.a. (now known as) Brother Slinger Francisco, was inspired first and four-most by Divine...
September 23, 2022
Co-loan -ill-is-him
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Queen Elizabeth II is dead, long was her Rain! Britain is steeped with tradition, since her death de British have been in permanent mourning, ah tired...
September 16, 2022
Dr Becket Cyrus 90 years after
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Victor Layne was Kaiso King of SVG in de 1930’s. Dat’s according to Daryl, an old-time Kaisonian whose sobriquet was ‘Rose Place Lion’. Back den while...
September 9, 2022
My Grandfather’s Clock
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Back in Primary School Days, de first period after lunch was Singing; mainly traditional English Folk songs, ‘member it was Colonial times eh. Verse 1...
September 2, 2022
Me nar move
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“Me Nar Move, move fuh wah? Ah de same sky ova all arwe head. Fuh me move de sky go haffu drop down and no mo earth nah dey….“Run to town fuh wah? Who...
August 26, 2022
De Garbage in de head need cleaning too
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It was in 1990, de Environment was ah hot topic on de Nay-shun’s Agenda. As an incentive to promote de Environmental Calm-pain dat year, de Nah-shun-a...
August 19, 2022
Ah summer camp after 65 years
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Back in de 1950s Boy Scout was one ah de best thing dat happened to me at about age 12, and if ah had to do it all over, it would be Met-dis Scout und...
August 12, 2022
Ah Vinjam Wedding
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De highlight of my Emancipation weekend was ah Wedding on Monday. The Ceremony was quite unique. All weddings are unique, except dat dis Ceremony was ...
August 5, 2022
Time done run out!
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Oh Lord, you said: “ I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will show compassion to anyone I choose.” I pray a Prayer of Mercy for Bigger ...
July 29, 2022
Rest Wid Yuh Jesus Nigel
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Like any great Son of de Soil, de Nay-shun continues to salute Nigel Greaves who last Sunday, in his own Calm, Cool and Calculative style, took ah qui...
July 22, 2022
Check way dem foot prints heading
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Ah was listening to Lie-Za share her thoughts on de Pry-Minister’s latest moves; firstly, his sudden open invitation to parents and children to his Ca...
July 15, 2022
Kaisonians Shook Dem Up
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Ah take pride in two aspects of our Vincy Culture, i.e. Christmas and Carnival, and would have served foh many years on Carnival and Nine Mornings Com...
July 8, 2022
Reconstruction of VincyMas
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After two and ah half years of Sabbatical without any renumeration, com-pen-say-shun,remittance, subsistence or whatever to de components of Vincy Mas...
July 1, 2022
Oregano leaf, coconut oil and honey
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Ah was telling my buddy in de US dat ah keeping ah low profile foh Vincy Mas 2022. Despite numerous reminders or warnings to de population dat COVID-1...
June 24, 2022
Jumping Foh Joy
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Pardon me if ah sound Eve-ill when ah say “Ah Jumping Foh Joy” ah not rejoicing eh, but when ah heard and red, ah think is better if ah quote CNBC: “D...
June 17, 2022
Order Is Heaven’s First Law
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All my years growing up ah always thought dat de quotation:” Order is Heaven’s First Law” came straight and direct from de Bible. Order might not be d...
June 10, 2022
Stubbs Sunday school good
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Long ago as ah small youth in Church ah had to sit stiff and straight next to my grandmother foh three hours non-stop, sometimes longer, depending on ...
June 3, 2022
Play Wid Fire Yuh Get Burn
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LIE-ZA CALL ME pan-aching saying she remember late last year we were Officially told dat Vincy Mas will be packed into two weekends this year, with sc...
May 27, 2022
Ah tun ah blind eye
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WHEN AH READ dat ah lady from Park Hill whose photo was on Facebook holding ah gum and ah Caption: “ 380 to do god’s knows what in park hill,” was cha...
May 20, 2022
Ah Shot-Ah-Shit-Shut Dem Up
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Now-ah-days people ain’t as superstitious as dey uses to be long ago. Remember when yuh hear ah “fowl-cock” crowing in de middle in de day, dat was ah...
May 13, 2022
Forgive! And be  forgiven
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Ah was telling Lie-Za how Medical Science has come ah long way, and if ever ah tek sick wid any Excruciating Pain except (ULP) Labour Pain, get me to ...
May 6, 2022
Address De Forest
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Ah do get emotional when ah hear terrible things, repeatedly happening to our original Ancestors, now casually referred to as “de people above de Dry ...
April 29, 2022
Ah platinum hospital in Arnos Vale
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Platinum (70) years ago, in 1952 ah remember when Headteacher, Sir Tommy Saunders made de announcement dat King George VI had died, even though we wer...
April 22, 2022
Ah Master Builder And Nay-Shun Builder
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Ah would love to remember OT as ah Master Builder, ah Nay-shun Builder! He built just about any and everything dat could be made from wood, from ah Cr...
April 14, 2022
Big Jobs
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Allow me dis week to recognize ah piece of work done by my villager, Primary School class-mate and life-long friend, de Mighty Sheller, one of SVG’s g...
April 8, 2022
Over My Dead Body
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Nah-shun-all He-rose month is over, ah bet nothing will be said or heard about dat subject till next year March when dat or he-rose again. Ah was tell...
April 1, 2022
De-Famo-Tree Foh De-Famo-Three
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According to We-Key-pee-dey-yah, de term De-famo-shun or De-famo-tree is the act of communicating whether oral or written, false statements about a pe...
March 25, 2022
De war is near prepare ye de way
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WID DE WAR between de Ukraine and Russia heading foh World War 3, ah remind me-self dat ah was born during World War 2, and ah survived some real Hard...
March 18, 2022
Sin-vin-sin mash-up ah circus
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Vibrating Scakes, former Calypso Monarch of SVG and raining In-de-pen-dance Monarch, sent me ah “Whats Up” or “Whats App” message asking what I knew b...
March 11, 2022
Show  me  yuh  Come-red and dem…
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Dis is Madness, ‘Ras Putin’ de fear-most Rush-on Mad Monk of 1869-1019, is not even half as mad as President Vladimir Putin, who has now become nothin...
March 4, 2022
Met-Dis Church Die-Us-Poorah in Arnos Vale
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When las’ yuh bin ah church…. period? When las’ yuh bin church and de Service so nice, yuh promise de hosts and de Rev, Mini-star-ess dat yuh ‘coming ...
February 25, 2022
De Salvation Army first lady
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About 25 years ago, de Sunday Morning Service at de Salvation Army was about to start. The Lickle Brass Band rendered ah short item, den de Commanding...
February 18, 2022
Quarry and crusher yes! outsider no!
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I am told by Physical Planning dat if ah developer wants to operate ah Quarry in SVG, s/he has to mek an application providing all de technical inform...
February 11, 2022
West Indies hold-ah T/20 series
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Now-ah-days when West Indies win ah Cricket Match, be it an ODI, T/20 or Test, is Celebration wid reservation. Reservation because another win foh W.I...
February 4, 2022
Ah want me Grand-Father Back-Pay
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Ah told Lie-Za dat dey’s ah lovely front page picture and story entitled “Warm Wales Welcome” (WWW) in Choose-dey’s issue of de Searchlight Midweek pa...
January 28, 2022
SVG Tops De List Again
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‘No one size fits all” says Mr Didier Trebucq, UN Resident co-ordinator foh B’dos and de Eastern Caribbean, at de conclusion of ah wide ranging study ...
January 21, 2022
Oh Danny Boy
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Dis week ah revisiting an article ah wrote in June of 2018 about an unsung Hero named Frank Laborde. Ah very quiet, humble and approachable man. Oh ho...
January 14, 2022
Ah good ole time country wedding
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Tevin must have bin disrupting the class at Community College that day, why else would Ms Persaud move him from the back to the front row? But in his ...
January 7, 2022
Dean’s Christ-Mas was ah high Mas
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Ah Jel-Us Lie-Za bad. She called me early Christmas Morning to tell me ah miss ah High Mas at de Kingstown Anglican Church, Christ-Mas Eve Mid-night S...
December 31, 2021
De real Christmas feeling
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Doc Adrian Fraser and I born in different “Time” some sixty months apart to be exact; and ten miles “Distance” separate us “From whence we Came” (Bagg...
December 23, 2021
Not too late to share
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MONDAY GONE AH got ah call from Arabesque Shippers saying dat my barrel has arrived at de Customs. By now dey all know dat I am ah regular, every year...
December 17, 2021
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“Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.” Last week when West Indies score was 19 for 6 in reply to Sri Lanka 204, ah swore to Doc Fr...
December 3, 2021
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Is only lately ah read about Eva Durate, dis young Argentinian girl from de small rural village of Los Toldos (Awning). Conscious of her beauty and ta...
November 26, 2021