52 (more) things to do in Georgetown

Cos 51 things to do in Georgetown just wasn’t enough. Happy Independence, Guyana. Snap a Scarlet Ibis: Late afternoon in Georgetown, especially along the seawall, you can often spot flocks of brightly coloured Scarlet Ibis. Take the ferry to Parika –

52 (more) things to do in Georgetown

Cos 51 things to do in Georgetown just wasn’t enough. Happy Independence, Guyana. Snap a Scarlet Ibis: Late afternoon in Georgetown, especially along the seawall, you can often spot flocks of brightly coloured Scarlet Ibis. Take the ferry to Parika –

Paralysed with fear in Guyana

Much of my time in Guyana is spent trying to not be afraid – as much as some people would like me to be. Fear is often seen as a positive rather than a negative sentiment. To be fearless is

Paralysed with fear in Guyana

Much of my time in Guyana is spent trying to not be afraid – as much as some people would like me to be. Fear is often seen as a positive rather than a negative sentiment. To be fearless is

All the things that were not said

The worst country in the world, Untitled, Untitled, The oil man cometh, Things I would like to get rid of in Guyana, Which Guyana do you want to live in?, Guyana on screen, Where’s the music at?, One year in

All the things that were not said

The worst country in the world, Untitled, Untitled, The oil man cometh, Things I would like to get rid of in Guyana, Which Guyana do you want to live in?, Guyana on screen, Where’s the music at?, One year in

Moving Circle of Artists take a spin to Rewa

In Pakuri (St Cuthbert’s Mission) in the early 1990s, Guyanese artist and archaeologist George Simon began a movement to promote and encourage indigenous art and artists. Its name was the Moving Circle of Artists. It led to various outreach projects,

Moving Circle of Artists take a spin to Rewa

In Pakuri (St Cuthbert’s Mission) in the early 1990s, Guyanese artist and archaeologist George Simon began a movement to promote and encourage indigenous art and artists. Its name was the Moving Circle of Artists. It led to various outreach projects,

Into the Rupununi Music & Arts Festival 2018

This blog is for the forthcoming Guyana Annual. It’s late afternoon at Manari Ranch and the sun is just setting over the savannah. On the stage, a group of Brazilian dancers lead a forró lesson – arms twisting, feet bouncing

Into the Rupununi Music & Arts Festival 2018

This blog is for the forthcoming Guyana Annual. It’s late afternoon at Manari Ranch and the sun is just setting over the savannah. On the stage, a group of Brazilian dancers lead a forró lesson – arms twisting, feet bouncing

Indian indentureship exhibition at Guyana’s National Archives

“It took them about four months,” said Karen Budhram, Senior Assistant Archivist at the Walter Rodney Archives. She was standing in front of a row of amazingly well-preserved emigration forms of her relatives who had come from India to what

Indian indentureship exhibition at Guyana’s National Archives

“It took them about four months,” said Karen Budhram, Senior Assistant Archivist at the Walter Rodney Archives. She was standing in front of a row of amazingly well-preserved emigration forms of her relatives who had come from India to what

Guyana’s social media party seeks youth followers

“My friends, if I have rats in my house, I would need a cat to take out the rat. I wouldn’t care if the cat is a white cat, a brown cat, or a black cat. I want the mouse

Guyana’s social media party seeks youth followers

“My friends, if I have rats in my house, I would need a cat to take out the rat. I wouldn’t care if the cat is a white cat, a brown cat, or a black cat. I want the mouse