Monthly Archives: August 2018

Happy 104th, Mrs. Hyacinth Azim

We would like to wish Mrs. Hyacinth Azim of Toronto, Canada (and formerly of Portuguese Quarters) a very happy 104 th birthday.  Mrs. Azim celebrated [...]

A brush with royalty – Lucinda Gopal

Before I became an academic, I worked as a nurse in London. In 1986, instead of taking my annual vacation, I decided to accept a [...]

In praise of August – Charles Dickens

“There is no month in the whole year in which nature wears a more beautiful appearance than in the month of August. Spring has many [...]

Jamal (1949 – 2018)

Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raji'un. It is with a heavy heart that I pass on to you the sad news of the passing of [...]

Roads damaged in Trinidad

Pic by Latiff Gonsalves - Guyana Gallery

Earth tremor hits Guyana

Members of Guyana Gallery are reporting that there was an earth tremor in Guyana at about 5:50pm local time today. It lasted about 3 minutes.   The [...]

Eid Mubarak

The sacrifice of Lillawattie

http://chs-jccss.org/blog/the-sacrifice-of-lillawattie/ I remember my grandmother telling my cousins and I this story. It served as a precursor to her warning us about going to neighbours [...]

Brickdam, Georgetown (1905)

Kamana Village, Upper Potaro, Potaro-Siparuni District – Girendra Persaud