If a visitor to your house confessed to you that he is a pluviophile, what would you do? Lock the kids in their rooms, not let him out of your sight and call the police at the first opportunity? Sorry, you got that wrong! That’s a paedophile! Farmers, gardeners and …Read More »
Soca Warriors wash away USA’s W/Cup dreams; Lawrence says time to move on from 1989
“Everybody knows we lost a few games and we took a few punches,” said Trinidad and Tobago coach Dennis Lawrence after his team’s 2-1 World Cup qualifying victory over USA at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva last night. “Tonight, we punched back. I thought we punched back against Mexico …Read More »
Getting in touch with mortality; on Deborah John, Hurricane Maria and self-delusion
One thing that is more fake than fake news is VVIP status in Trinidad and Tobago—but sadly we pay out of the Treasury for the political and social botox that supports the fake status. Within the past fortnight, five Caribbean islands have been devastated and half a dozen others have …Read More »
STREET VIBES: What scene you on, Mr PM? Open we doors and shut we mouth?
The discussion currently dominating social media revolves around an offer made by the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, extending an invitation to citizens of hurricane-ravaged Dominica to come to T&T. This, according to the PM, is his idea of lending assistance to a fellow nation in the region. The …Read More »