13 August 2021

Difficult times! Will our faith see us Through?


The talk around SVG is about the Prime Minister being hit by a stone. One understands why this is so! The act should be condemned fully. I do not know...
06 August 2021

August 1st is not about celebration!


Releases last weekend indicated that we were celebrating the emancipation of the enslaved. But what is there to celebrate 183 years after?  Official...
30 July 2021

It was 183 years ago


Sunday, August 1 would be 183 years since our enslaved foreparents were finally ‘freed’. The Emancipation Act, of 1 August 1834, had freed 2, 959 ...
23 July 2021

The Kenneth John I knew – In Appreciation (Part III)


Kenneth John or KRV as friends called him (Kenneth Randolph Vincent) was laid to rest on Tuesday at the St Georges Cathedral. Bassy and I did the Eulo...
16 July 2021

The Kenneth John I knew – In appreciation  (Part 11)


I ended last week’s column with reference to cricket games that Kenneth organised in different parts of the island. Those games represented an era t...
09 July 2021

The Kenneth John I knew – In Appreciation


Early last Saturday morning I received news of the passing of Dr Kenneth John. Although I realised that he was quite ill the news certainly rocked me....
02 July 2021

The continuing saga of Cornelius John, the phantom and crew


I must admit not being a close follower of court matters, but I am a voracious reader of suspense novels, detective stories and court dramas from auth...
25 June 2021

The troubling story of Cornelius John


The Cornelius John story continues to amaze me as it does other concerned Vincentians.  The relative silence of the police and the failure to arres...
18 June 2021

What does our silence mean?


At times like these it is useful to reflect on, and remind ourselves of the message which came from Martin Niemoller’s 1946 poem “First they came ...
11 June 2021

Evil Stalks this Land!


The state of SVG is rotting from head to tail and it appears as if evil stalks the land that someone once called ‘home of the blessed’. There is c...