Pages tagged with Barbados

This is the first in a series of interventions I am making into on-going discussions on "gay rights" in Barbados and elsewhere. This first essay develops a point I recently made in a Facebook discussion with other Barbadians, including some politicians, about the importance of biolog...
Analysis of a pivotal speech by PM Freundel Stuart launching celebrations marking Barbados' 50th year of independence. Stuart simplistically accuses others of hypocritically demanding perfection of Barbadians while being imperfect themselves.
Continuing and expanding on my analysis of Jeremy Corbyn's beliefs and behaviour, I compare him with Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, Camila Batmanghelidjh and other selective socialists who seem to "black out" like Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke.
I first published this article on the Allvoices.com platform on April 2, 2013. I reproduce it here as I again explore the curious synchronicity of events - including earthquakes - in these two countries.
On Tuesday, July 14, I published an article reminding people (especially Barbadians and British people) about the November 29, 2007 earthquake that shook that island to its core. Less than 48 hours later the island has been hit by a series of FIVE earthquakes. The article addresses ...
I wrote this article as part of the requirement for a wonderful online course I took called "42daysofwriting." This course taught us how to write in the flow of consciousness genre letting my ideas flow on paper without reservation.
In this second instalment of my "conscious coupling" of Barbados' Reverends Holmes Williams and America's William Holmes McGuffey I explore the connections with earthly government that affected their ministries. How did these unquestionable "servants of the Kingdom of heaven" reconci...
American music rights company Sound Exchange innocently confused me with the Scottish singer Junior Campbell, formerly of the band Marmalade. Cute as a kitten, I capitalize on that error to break the wall of cynical, sinister silence, confusion and intimidation that less innocent Bar...
A short history of the West Indies Federation which lasted for only four years
What is a hair sheep? Why would somebody want a sheep that does not have wool? What are the uses of a hair sheep? What are the benefits of keeping hair sheep?
What might Donville Inniss, a former Barbados Minister of Foreign Affairs and current Minister of International Business know about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. And might the "Chicago connection" of two Canadians on the flight have any consequences for US pres...
This is an open letter I've written to British Prime Minister David Cameron requesting his help in my fight against secretive, character assassinating elements in Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart's government. My second letter to the British leader, it has been prompted by my ...
The second in my "Twin Tower Power and Impotence of 9/11" series of articles
The first in a series in online "events" exploring my own and others' complex relationships with the tragic, "twisted logic" and “scarred symmetry” that marked the events September 11th, 2001.
Follow-up criticism of Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart's government for mimicking US President Barak Obama's "data mining" of Americans' Facebook activity. According to a recent Facebook report Barbados' government requested info on three of its citizens' FB accounts. Barbad...
Written from a uniquely Caribbean perspective, this is the first in a series of essays on what lay ahead for the Duchess of Cambridge as she entered England's Royal Family. Her biggest challenge: comparisons with her future husband Prince William's mother, Princess Diana.
One instalment of my on-going campaign to redress attacks on my literary and wider artistic career by fellow Barbadians.
Second article in a series on the Intelek Domino Effect Associates (IDEAs) project, which celebrates the extraordinary, even "miracle making" power of friendship. This article picks up in the middle of a true story about a Barbadian friend of mine who was delivered from the "deathbed...
The open letter below is an attempt to build bridges between myself and fellow Barbadians I seem to have somehow alienated or have differences with. Whatever the case, I am committed to bearing no ill-will against those Barbadians or anyone else who apparently thinks that my success c...
The article describes a night in the fishing village of Oistins in Barbados, with its fabulous food, dancing and unique exotic yet friendly local atmosphere.
A list of my favourite holiday destinantions and a brief description as to why !!
A trip to Barbados was a memorable experience - I hope you get to travel there some day!
A poem about visiting Barbados - a beautiful island in the sun. Friendly people, beautiful beaches, wonderful diving and snorkeling. You can even feed peas to the sting rays. They will eat from your hands! Honestly!
While Dr. Liverpool chased Freshmen his wife was deep into Gardening
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