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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Monday, November 13, 2017

The story isn’t on stage. It’s in the applause. That moment when a spontaneous connection erupts and interrupts something we can all recognise with something new, a reverberation in the air between actors and audience, and a sense of possibility about which they agree.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Everyone who is single (other than you and me) is single for a reason. The adventure of dating someone is to eventually discover that reason. People capable of relationships—are in them.

By the time they’ve reached our age, anyone capable of a relationship is already in one.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

It was the season of graduations. As I looked at the beaming faces of proud parents, scholarship winners and graduates of university programmes all I saw was hope reflecting in their eyes.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Icons sustain an image of the minority who by dint of their special potential scale the towers of accomplishment.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The recent recognition by the University of the West Indies and the University of Trinidad and Tobago of significant national and international contributors to the West Indian and world civilisation is one done on our behalf, an acknowledgement we should all take serious note of, be very proud...

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Last Thursday, the Guardian reported that the Chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board, Terrence Farrell, raised the issue of the priorities for development projects in the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP).

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Over the past few weeks, several events, which have a common thread, were highlighted by the media.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Lakshmi Girls Hindu College now holds the record for winning the President’s Medal three years in a row. I congratulate the school, the principal and teachers, the students, parent-teacher body and most of all, young Veshala Goon.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

For a change, several UNC MPs were sporting red in Parliament yesterday.

Not that they’d switched to the PNM. Most were just wearing Remembrance Day poppies.

Friday, November 10, 2017

You don’t have to be politically minded to see that politics in our country today represents all that is unattractive, dark and unappealing to the right thinking, socially conscious in our society. No longer is it the noble profession Aristotle once spoke about.

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