Daily Archives: December 2, 2018

Wise Advice: Another List for Living as you Grow Older

Another List for Living as you Grow Older

  1. MONEY: It’s time to use the money you saved up. Use it and enjoy it. Don’t just keep it for those who may have no notion of the sacrifices you made to get it. Remember there is nothing more dangerous than a son or daughter-in-law with big ideas for your hard-earned capital. Warning: This is also a bad time for investments, even if it seems wonderful or fool-proof. They only bring problems and worries. This is a time for you to enjoy some peace and quiet.
  1. Stop worrying about the financial situation of your children and grandchildren, and don’t feel bad spending your money on yourself. You’ve taken care of them for many years, and you’ve taught them what you could. You gave them an education, food, shelter and support. The responsibility is now theirs to earn their own money.

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Guyana Christian Charities – Valentine Dinner/Dance – Toronto – February 9, 2019

            Download Flyer: GCC Valentine’s Dance 2019

Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal– Black History Month- February 24, 2019

Guyana Cultural Association of Montreal– Black History Month 2019

Guyana: Local Government: A Pandit, a Pastor and a rotten system

A pandit, a pastor and a rotten system

Leonard Gildarie

I should say that nothing can surprise me anymore. The media business is designed to do exactly that, but you learn after a while to deal with it. Yet it appears more and more that quite a few headlines have served up a curve ball that would stagger you.

Before this past week, I knew nothing of Pandit Ubraj Narine. Kaieteur News reported then that he was a front-runner to be elected mayor. I thought that would have been a tough sell.

We are talking here about Georgetown, the capital city, a stronghold of the People’s National Congress Reform. Yet on Friday, Pandit Narine was sworn in.                  Continue reading

Memories of Christmas in B.G; in the 1940s, 1950s – By Geoff Burrowes + Xmas Music Video

Christmas Memories of a Little Boy in B.G….

 – By Geoff Burrowes

My mother liked to laugh and that set the mood in our home!

To me, her eldest son, she was the most beautiful thing in the world. She was young and like all the members her family, the Learmonds, good looking. She had twinkling brown eyes and dark brown hair. And she loved Christmas!

Christmas in our home was special. It was a time of Santa Claus and a Christmas tree and coloured lights, treats such as fudge and black cake and boiled sweets. Pine drink and mauby  and sorrel were set in large earthenware jugs and the wonderful smells that accompanied this labour and the cooking permeated the house, spiced with a wonderful scence of excitement and anticipation!      Continue reading

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