Dear Dave, In 2015, the APNU/AFC Coalition won the general elections by 1.1% or 4, 506 votes. I like to think of this margin as the 1.1 majority and I believe that it is, to a large extent, reflective of the majority of non-partisan voters who voted in that elections. We must also recognize that there are those non-partisan voters, like myself, who decided not … Continue reading For Dave Martins – 100 Reasons to Hope: Reason #2
Dear Dave, I still think of the evening of May 24th, 2016 at Moray House Trust. Only two days before our country’s 50th Independence Anniversary, I spoke about my vision for Guyana in 2066 and expressed my belief that change, the kind we want, was inevitable. After my talk, you more or less asked me why we should continue to hope. I tried my best … Continue reading For Dave Martins – 100 Reasons to Hope: Reason #1
I originally wrote this article as a sample to be submitted to an editor. I decided to publish it today because there are some questions which must not be allowed to sleep for too long. If you would like a copy of the original article complete with references feel free to reach out to me either by commenting here, email or Facebook. “I believe it … Continue reading Is a 50% ministerial pay increase really the best way to address corruption?
Scrubbing clothes in the rain yesterday did me in. I spent today rolling around in bed trying to sweat a fever out and watching YouTube videos in desperate hope of learning something about pop culture. I learnt about queefing, Netflix-and-chill and the orgasm inducing mushrooms. Pop culture scares me. It rained most of today. This morning it was beautiful. I love the way everything turns … Continue reading Rain, Romance and Pop Culture
My family and I finally moved into our house in the Diamond New Housing Scheme. I can’t say that I like it nor can I say I hate it. The traveling is hard and the morning traffic is harder but the place has a certain quietness to it that I like. It’s been a long time since my mother, younger brother and I have shared … Continue reading New home, same life