Daily Archives: 11/20/2013

SNOW Is A Four Letter Word + Crystal Waters Barbados – videos

Bowser & Blue sing about Snowbirds. That’s Canadians and Americans who fly South for the winter.

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The Bronze Woman – by Cecile Nobrega (1919-2013)

Editor’s Note:It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Cecile Nobrega on November 19, 2013 at the age of 94.

Also check out this article at guyanesegirlsrock.com:

 

Guyanese Online

Editor’s Note:It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Cecile Nobrega on November 19, 2013 at the age of 94.

The Bronze Woman statue in Stockwell, London

In the south London town of Stockwell at the Stockwell Memorial Gardens  is a 10-foot bronze sculpture of a woman holding a child. It is the first public statue of a black woman in England. The Bronze Woman  was unveiled on October 8, 2008 (see BBC story).  It was the brainchild of a Guyanese poet and local resident Cécile Nobrega (nee Burgan).

The Statue in Stockwell Memorial Gardens is a timely reminder to the entire struggle of women as the bearers of children, of their strength, and of their aspirations for future generations of women to achieve a higher status in life.

The statue was designed by renowned sculptor Ian Walters, whose many famous London…

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