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Changing our culture?

by Adonijah I was intrigued by the title of a recent panel discussion — Threads of Scarlet, Bowling, Sushi: Is it time to redefine Bajan culture? There is so much that seems to be suggested within that title that I couldn’t resist taking a look at it. There seems to me to be a suggestion, […]

The influence of music

by Adonijah This last weekend I attended one of the most joyous events in my life, my brother’s 80th birthday celebrations. All the children of Clinton and Eileen Alleyne, all six of us as we now are, gathered up North to share the legacy of love our parents have bequeathed to us. It was awesomely […]

Rocking the Rock

Rocking the Rock

by Adonijah And talking about rock, I’m looking forward to Rock the Rock, a blow-out set for November 19 at Bath in St John, from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. I understand rock and alternative bands from across the region, as well as Bajan, will be doing their thing in the beautiful setting. It’s a […]

Eric Lewis, a lyrical boss

Eric Lewis, a lyrical boss

by Adonijah Recently I have heard people calling for dis and dat for artistes. I’m not getting into the worthiness of the calls. What I want to do is add my voice to the clamour. I think it is time some serious award was given to Eric Lewis of MADD. Lew is one of the […]

Love yourself!

The Miss Big & Beautiful Pageant will be coming in full force to the Plantation Theatre on October 21st under the theme Unstoppable. Five beautiful full figured women will grace the stage in Introduction, Casual, Talent, Lingerie and Formal Wear.


Surviving a hurricane

We are now well into the second half of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and so far we have had the fortune of being spared the impact of any major weather system. Let’s hope our luck holds, but be sensible enough not to let our guard down. We mus

Leaders lacking confidence

A famous hortatory dictum, “we can be whatever we want to be”, suggests that we place no limits on what we envision for ourselves and what we can achieve. It is this conviction that it is possible that allows individuals and nations to accomplish the

Healthy eating lesson

Healthy eating lesson

Education Minister plants tree at Maria Holder Nursery

Rekindling Ranger Guides

by Katrina Brathwaite, Ranger Advisor

Whatever became of the Ranger Guides of the Girl Guides Association of Barbados? These days the rekindling efforts are ignited with the mission of working together to gather more females from 14 to 25 years o