12 June 2018
It’s hard out here for a dude

It’s hard out here for a dude


It is a curious thing to observe the reaction of some members of the population to the #Metoo movement. For the last year and a half, scores of women,...
05 June 2018
The thing about vigilante justice…

The thing about vigilante justice…


I have been reflecting on the most recent spate of violence that has been plaguing our country. Specifically, I have been thinking about the ways in w...
22 May 2018
Time for a Mr SVG

Time for a Mr SVG


It is that time of year again - Beauty Pageant Season. Every week I see a headline about a pageant being staged in some part of the island as part of ...
01 May 2018
Lessons from Wakanda:  Black Nationalism and  Black Womanhood

Lessons from Wakanda: Black Nationalism and Black Womanhood


By Dr. Debra Providence IF YOU WEREN’T living under a rock the last two to three months you would have witnessed, in some form or the other, the ph...
24 April 2018
Positive parenting in a ‘Spare the Rod’ society (Part 3)

Positive parenting in a ‘Spare the Rod’ society (Part 3)


  IN THE LAST COLUMN, I outlined the main principles of positive parenting, including effective communication, mutual respect, choosing solution...
20 March 2018
Positive parenting in a ‘Spare the rod’ society (Part 1)

Positive parenting in a ‘Spare the rod’ society (Part 1)


We often replicate patterns of behaviour that we learned as children, especially from our immediate family members. It is during childhood that certai...
06 March 2018
A change would do you good

A change would do you good


I have been wearing glasses since 2003, mainly for working at the computer. Back when I first got tested, the optician had told me that I had an astig...
20 February 2018
Worst types of on-line arguers and how to avoid them – Part 2

Worst types of on-line arguers and how to avoid them – Part 2


This week I will continue with part two of the "Worst types of arguers and how to avoid them”: 3) Deliberately obtuse The third type of wors...
13 February 2018
The worst types of on-line arguers and how to avoid them – Part 1

The worst types of on-line arguers and how to avoid them – Part 1


The title says it all. This week’s column is going to outline the worst types of people with whom you could get into an argument. I have braved...
06 February 2018
Whose woman are you?

Whose woman are you?


For some time now I have been contemplating the question of womanhood within a Caribbean context. Specifically, I have been wondering how Caribbean wo...