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...
04 June 2021

Israel and Palestine- the never ending struggle!


Seventy two years ago when the state of Israel was established as a homeland for Jews, resulting in the expulsion of over 500,000 Palestinians who co...
28 May 2021

The challenges continue


The Soufriere volcano has gone out of its explosive mode but is still active as noted by a series of earthquakes not felt by humans, but recorded by ...
21 May 2021

The way forward cannot be business as usual


While some people outside the Red Zone have returned to their homes, the volcano remains suspiciously quiet, but in any event the nation’s thoughts ...