Tag Archives: Cost Of Living

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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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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Alas In Wonderland : The Phlegmatic Serenity Plague.

I must confess that today I had to “Google” the phrase”phlegmatic serenity” I suspect that many Bajans were also unaware of this phlegmatic serenity that the Prime Minister is obviously proud of. We are however familiar with phlegm and some, … Continue reading

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$66 million ways to die, choose one.

According to Barbados Today, the DLP is “seeking between $66 million and $100 million in the first instance for a fiscal consolidation programme.”  In order to get access to this “show money”, Freundel “Stuart Little” and Chris ” The Sinker” … Continue reading

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2.5% Off, No Thank You.

You can zero-rate all supplies of unprocessed foodstuffs such as: raw meat and fish; vegetables and fruit; cereals, nuts and pulses; and culinary herbs, whether you supply them direct to the public or for use as ingredients in the manufacture … Continue reading

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Cost Of Living, Cost Of Living, Cost of Lying.

Growing up my mother would always tell me; son, there’s nothing wrong with making a mistake as long as you don’t make the same mistake twice. My grandmother would say, grandson, always admit your mistakes and correct them as soon … Continue reading

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