Category Archives: Political

At last, Ring The Alarm!

Barbadians will choose the thirty politicians that will serve as their masters for the next five years, on Thursday, February 21, 2013. That date decided on two years ago by Prime Master  Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, is exactly one month … Continue reading

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At Last, Are We There Yet? No, Not Quite.

Like an asteroid hurtling towards earth threatening to wipe-out life on the planet, the much-anticipated and eagerly awaited, some say long overdue, elections, finds the current Government engaged in last-ditch efforts to alter its course and avert certain doom. This … Continue reading

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Encounters Of The Worst Kind – Politicians And Children

Politicians in their quest to impress, only cause confusion and bewilderment, eventually resulting in much distress to those who still believe in the tooth fairy and enchanted mushrooms. People who only practice what to preach to the masses, tell children … Continue reading

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Five Is Enough… Oh, Sorry… Eight Is Enough, Five Is Not.

From the time I was a boy I have heard people speak about taking a six for nine but I have never heard anything about mistaking the number five for any other number. Five years are five years and five … Continue reading

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Political Puppetry – Pandering for Votes in 2013

There are a few things we considered worse than politicians publicly presenting pensioners with title deeds. Drinking a glass of sour horse’s milk while suffering from a cold was one candidate. Parasites posing prettily with unsuspecting hosts was another instance. … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Barbados

Barbados celebrates 46 years as an Independent nation today. A celebration as hollow as any Bamboo stalk found in a St. Joseph gully, but a celebration nonetheless. As we prepare to devour our conkies made from imported corn, we are … Continue reading

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Independence – State Your Mind

According to the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat, Independence should be a state of mind that heightens during the month of November. This sentiment, echoed recently by Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley, while laudable, unfortunately means nothing to the average Bajan.

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