Stabroek News – By Deborah Hamilton

Deborah Hamilton worked for several years as a teacher at Queen’s College before moving to Canada, where she now teaches.

Recently I was following the social media posts of a friend who had returned to Guyana to spend the Christmas holidays with family and friends – some of whom were also returning from various overseas locations. I was happy that she was posting all the interesting foods and places she had visited, which allowed me to also see what my childhood friends and acquaintances were doing.  To tell the truth, she was making me quite homesick. I was missing the lively banter, laughter, excellent Guyanese cuisine and hospitality, the tales of old, the company – truly, there is no experience like a Guyanese Christmas.              Continue reading