Archive for May 12th, 2013

MOTHER’S DAY PRESENCE AS PRESENTS

SINGING FRANCINE  –  GO BRAVE

MOTHER’S DAY PRESENCE AS PRESENTS

By  EWALT AINSWORTH

Mother’s Day in this writer’s head should be celebrated nine months after the baby born.  In other words everyday should be mother’s day and those of us who grew up with aunts and uncles,  deferred and absentee parents; ridiculous and sometimish co-ho-hosts; step and pretentious care givers should be celebrating with more vigor hourly and twice on Sundays.

Things are not the way they used to be;  some parents after birth and after the after-birth are forced to  migrate.  The assigned care givers can be ambidextrous…they have both hands in yuh pocket and the children suffer.  It is very difficult to shake off abuses even after several doses of salts, licks, kicks and bricks.  Mothers too morph into being mothers to their own mothers and allow their children…their tails to wag the dogs.  Mothering is about being present when all others use presents instead of presence.   Continue reading

China has taken over Guyana. Have you seen this?

CHALKDUST  –  HOW TO SING CALYPSO

China has taken over Guyana. Have you seen this?

Didn’t you hear?  The Chinese are coming!!!.  No, the Chinese are here.

 More and more and more and more of them.

This is most interesting.  While some Guyanese (our people) see no viable future and seek every opportunity to exit, others see a massive cash cow and welcome the exodus.

BARON  IN WINNIPEG