“Save yuh money!” One of those many exhortations that we come to appreciate later in life; sometimes too late, because spending is so much more pleasurable and gratifying than saving.
I believe that Guyanese are a conservative people and it was recognized National trait among the other Caribbean nations … well, except for Grenadians. Bear in mind that I am referring to people and events of 50 years ago. I expect that people have changed since then.
A household symbol of this trait was The Puzzlin’ Box.
For the young at heart, this is on instant recall. For the young, this was the rectangular container for “Brunswick” sardines (in oil, if you please). After the contents were enjoyed, the lid was removed completely, the container was washed thoroughly, a slot was made (with the sardine cutter, of course) and the thing was nailed, slot uppermost and open face against a convenient wall. (Some adult assistance required). Continue reading →
This issue has 21 pages and covers a wide range of subjects related to Guyana. These include news from Guyanese Associations, Arts and Culture, International News – Venezuela, Editorials, Government News, Social Services, Education, Tourism, Mining and other Business, Personalities and a Legal Page that features USA Immigration.
It also lists the 105 Blog entries for December 2013 on Pages 20-21.