Fear not the critic

Tolerance is one of our national watchwords but it doesn't mean you should tolerate intolerable situations. Maybe you hate your job, maybe you want to write a book, or be in a relationship. What's stopping you from doing something about it? Well, if you're afraid of getting criticised, don't. Everybody gets criticised. Martin Luther King, Mandela, ...
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Trini drivers! Make your choice!

No question traffic, is a major aggravator in TnT, and dealing with it plus pot-holes and floods has many of us on edge. Just the slightest thing can result in road rage.  One day, heading North on the Uriah Butler, I was stuck behind a slow driver in the middle lane, but the right lane was slowly but steadily moving faster. I wanted to s...
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What it means to be respectful

 We talk a lot about respect, and at a personal level you probably know what it's like to feel disrespected, but have you ever wondered about what it means to give respect? There are two parts to respect: The first is to admire someone for their abilities or achievements, but that's the easy part. It's easy to respect someone famous for t...
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Make Trinidad & Tobago Great ...

Let's Make TnT great again. You know where I got that from. But if you listen to the old folks there is a feeling that we've lost something. There was a time when we felt safe in our homes, when we respected our elders, our teachers, and we had a freedom here that we missed when we lived away. Not so much now. Today, where we go, when we go, even i...
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NewFire is a don't miss

Driving into the beautiful Ortinola estate, nestled in the Marcas Valley is like going into a different world. For three days, attendees of the New Fire Festival definitely had the chance to be part of a different very cool festival experience.With a line up of some of Trinidad's best and up and coming music acts; enlightening workshops that ranged...
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