Articles in 'Barbados'

Epitaphs and Dedications

SAMUEL JACKMAN PRESCOD Two things, in part, subdue the shame Of this poor grave still rank with weeds Blind reverence for your mighty name, Fond pride in all your fabled deeds. IN MEMORY of the character and cause of our...

  • The Teacher speaks

    KARMA                                ‘….down through these islands….’ The Teacher speaks: I have come unscathed through Purgatory to our children  for the children...

  • IN THE CASTLE OF MY SKIN

    In another class, the boys were buzzing about the queen. The queen, the head teacher had mentioned. Queen Victoria. It...

  • Codrington College in Barbados, British West Indies. stands as a monument to its founder Christopher Codrington, the Younger. Munificent indeed...

  • If when they brought him the good news he said there is God in Heaven, think: In the village where...

  • The Home of Heroes

    The emerging nations of the world today usually find themselves caught up in a spate of exercises aimed at creating...

  • Of Age and Innocence

    'When did it happen, Ma?' Rowley asked, and they all turned to hear the old woman. 'A number will name...

  • A NOTE ON BECOMING A FOREIGNER

    In a country suddenly become one After a bald stretch Of time, measured by immobility, And futility, Everyone in a...

  • At last the moment has come when the people of Barbados take their rightful place as an independent nation among...