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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Youth lacking manners

02 December 2016

NOW THIS MAY NOT BE FUNNY but it must be said. There are few things that manage to upset me deeply: pizza without pineapples, a lopsided painting and Trump as president. But the one thing that really erks me to my core is unmannerly children. A mannerly child is... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Bajans frighten fuh rain

25 November 2016

WID ALL THIS RAIN it put me back into de mind of when I was gine school. Fuh those of y’all that don’t know, I went to the best school in the north, The Alexandra School (pre Broomes). Rainy days at school uses to be really interesting because no matter what you... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Me, buy banana leaves?

18 November 2016

Somebody please explain to me how we get to the point as a people where we got to buy banana leaves from a supermarket fuh $12.02. I mean, banana leaves does walk bout hey. Yuh can’t go in de country and not see a banana tree. Now I ain’t telling you to go and pick... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Too cute for lashes

11 November 2016

I AIN’T KNOW if y’all know this, but children hard-ears and what is even more profound is that we as adults were once children. We have done some of the things that our toddlers and teens do. only thing is we did not have phones and were smart enough not to incriminate... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: A half-bottle ah water

04 November 2016

LET ME TELL wunnuh something, as true as John 3:16, I never experience wuh I experience this weekend. Now before I tell wunnuh what happen please understand that I am not trying to add to the already long list of complaints ’bout this particular service. Good. This... Read More

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YUH GAW BE KIDDIN': Careful wuh yuh wish fuh

28 October 2016

WUNNUH EVER REALISE that as a child yuh does want a lot of things, and as soon as you become old enough to get them you no longer want them or no longer see the reason why you wanted them? I ain’t know bout wunnuh but I remember when I was young I wanted to drive so... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: De place hot, hot, hot

21 October 2016

I THINK THAT we, as a nation, need to humble ourselves and apologise. We need to make amends so that whoever ordered this terrorist attack of heat would call it off. Don’t laugh because the only thing that could justify this level of skin scorching, fry an egg on... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: The joy of parenting

14 October 2016

CHILDREN ARE TRULY a blessing and though I may not have been blessed to have my own flesh and blood, I have been more than blessed to have a lovely six year old going on 30. I now understand when people say raising a child is a full time and difficult job. There... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: All I could do is squint

07 October 2016

I WANNA talk to y’all on a level that yuh know, relatable cause sometimes life does lef me speechless. Wunnuh ever encounter a person or a situation that so stupid it mek yuh squint? I mean like it so nonsensical that you can’t believe another human being is who... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Work as usual during storm

30 September 2016

THANK YOU LORD fuh de lil rain, although lil may be an understatement cause I saw pictures of some serious flooding ’bout de place. Then de high winds push down plenty of banana trees and big tall ones that I have no idea what the names of them are. So with weather... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Caan please everybody

23 September 2016

BAJANS IS SOME of de hardest people to please. If you doubt me ask me. I got a friend who was single from before dem had flat screen TVs. The last time she was in a relationship de BLP was in power. And all she friends and family asking is “When yuh gine get married”... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Seeking de real world class

16 September 2016

SUMMER IS OFFICIALLY over so that means it is back to school time for all students. This also means new shoes, uniforms, bags and books, which means more small loan applications being sent into the bank ’cause dese tings ain’t cheap. People does be in town like ants... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: We need more house rules

09 September 2016

I WAS ON FACEBOOK the other day and I saw a video of a man who wanted to take gum from off the bottom of his shoe. He proceeded to put his shoe, that he walk bout outside wid, in a ziplock bag and put it in de freezer for a while and then peeled off the gum. In the... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Shopping ain’t for everyone

02 September 2016

I BELIEVE STRONGLY that the world is made up of different types of people so that life wouldn’t be boring. So yuh have yuh introverts and extroverts, artists and blue collars, politicians and everybody else. However, what I wish to share with you today are the two... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN': A strange wedding table

26 August 2016

YUH SEE A WEDDING, a wedding is a serious ting and not just cause it is two people joining lives permanently, but because it is a melting pot of almost every personality you can think of. Maybe that is why the seating arrangements does give people so much stress – study... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN': Extra special Olympics

12 August 2016

OLYMPICS IN DE AIR and I feeling excitable. I uses to look forward to the Olympics from de time I was a child. I could remember fishcakes getting fry and ting so de whole family could sit down together and try to judge de people doing the fancy dives from high,... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: How road rage happens

05 August 2016

YUH SEE DIS DRIVING TING? It doestek a person wid a strong heart to drive pun de roads in Barbados. If yuh ain’t never cuss, I can guarantee it will happen from the time you beginto drive. You could be driving on the main road and see a car a ways off by a corner... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: A whole $280 for a fete?

29 July 2016

It is CROP OVER, music now got to play, drinks now got to drink and food now got to eat. My word, people gine have fun pun top of fun the week coming I can’t wait! When I say I can’t wait, I mean I can’t wait for THEM to have fun cause I won’t be going anywhere.... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Four types of gymazons

22 July 2016

ON TODAY’S EPISODE of National Geographic Barbados we take a look at the great Gymazon. The gymazon is a true social hub for humanoids; one can find all types of people when you pass through the doors of the land of the better health enthusiasts. Scientists have... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: Discipline of a different time

15 July 2016

LAST WEEKEND I went to a party with a good friend of mine who warned me that nuff young people would be there. Now I am not saying I am old. However, I consider myself to be mature, but when I land in the party all my eyes could see were nuff young ppl that look... Read More

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YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: No plans to fall down again

08 July 2016

WUNNUH EVER EXPERIENCE life in slow motion, a moment that only you experience? A few years, back I was at UWI on the cricket field doing some plyometric drills; yuh know jumping over and onto boxes, hurdles, ladder drills, sprinting around cones and all. The exercises... Read More

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