week, I was in Miami and Orlando, where I met many
friends from T&T who had migrated for various
reasons. They were all shocked at the horrendous crime
rate and were scared to even visit their homeland...
Friday, I saw a homeless person on the Bus Route wearing
a Santa outfit. It was a woman. The incongruity of
this struck me immediately as I wondered why any good
Samaritan would think it appropriate to give a needy
woman such an outfit...
Mohammed updated 25/12/05
midnight, all is quiet. Outside, cool gusts blow
misty puffs into the chasms of the mountain revealing
the half-moon, its sapphire luminescence falling
onto the pallid floor through the billowing curtains...
Hamid Ghany updated
2005 draws to a close, one gets the impression that
2006 is likely to be the year when some action may
emerge on the constitutional reform front. Based on
the parallel discussions between the Government and
the Opposition on this subject alongside the crime
legislation, there might be some bargaining between
Mathur updated 25/12/05
The stress is over. Merry Christmas, readers. The
mad dash is over, the curtains done, the tree up,
the house cleanedand messed up againthe
food cooked and consumed, presents delivered, received
and exclaimed over...
quality of the debate on the Bail Bill, opined Prof
Ken Ramchand, was different from the usual...
Grant updated 25/12/05
no Prime Minister ever lose touch with the down-home,
stand-pipe political setting whence he rose...
George updated 25/12/05
am I in my office still working at 5 pm on Friday,
December 23, the eve of Christmas Eve? Its about
Padmore updated 25/12/05
is much for citizens of this young nation to celebrate
today, Christmas Day, season of goodwill to all men.
But as Trinidadians and Tobagonians celebrate we must
be ever mindful that making merry should not cause
us to lose our focus...
Quentrall-Thomas updated 25/12/05
will probably read this on Christmas Day, so let me
wish all my loyal readers a joy-filled day and a fantastic
Lee updated 06/11/05
now the rain hammering on the perspex roof of the
conservatory-cum-scriptorium in soggy Forest Hill.
The sound is similar to rain on galvanise. I wish
I could say the temperature and light are similar
to the place where the rain galvanised half the island
into staying inside, but then this is the Big Fug
and not T&T and as Im only too well aware,
since the clocks went back last Sunday and dusk segues
into night by 5pm, autumn is falling into winter...