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  1. Shameless Plug: Anansi Stories Pun De Grill on 7th April

    If you’re looking to do something on Easter Saturday and cannot abide by avoiding your carnivorous habit for Lent any further, then you need to get Pun De Grill, no not actually on a BBQ, just get some meat and enjoy the performance of a guy called Anansi Bear with them, their website is still […]

    March 31, 2007Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  2. Halved Home, Frightened Felines – Benefits Ballots: The Invasion Of Strathclyde, Pt 4

    Now when the backhoe and open-backed truck trundle and grind their way towards my utility pole this Saturday, my cats are fighting between themselves and I learn early this morning that my neighbours across the once-empty lot (now the proposed site for Emmerton relocatees – last is my invented word) not only are their cats […]

    March 31, 2007Controversy, Featured, Nature, NewsNo comments
  3. Jamaican Rednecks -Vs- Barbadian Conservative Liberality: Getting to the bottom of an issue

    Got this item in my Hotmail account the other day, it made me think, my opinion expressed may get me branded as a batty-boy but if you can get past the simplicity of the argument you may understand what I am trying to draw reference with? This is an item taken from a Jamaican online […]

    March 29, 2007Controversy, Featured, News4 comments
  4. Once More Unto The Breach: Earthrace continues its goal to reach Barbados! (Follow-Up)

    The Guatemalan court has ruled in favour of Pete Bethune to be freed of charges related to the sad accident earlier this month. The Judge however ruled that the event was in fact an accident, and that no charges should be laid. Earthrace has continually maintained that two major contributors to the accident were that […]

    March 29, 2007Featured, Sports, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Shall We Dance? Latin Ballroom thrills as 3 international judges visit Barbados

    For those of you who either thrilled to Richard Gere, Antonio Banderas or the Australian flick “Strictly Ballroom” or even adored old Fred & Ginger – then you missed a great show at the Wildey Gymnasium over the weekend… It was the 11th anniversary of the Jahbulani Ballroom Club, and there were quite a few […]

    March 29, 2007Fashion3 comments
  6. More Caribbean Telecom News – Court forces TSTT to answer the call for Digicel

    Bajan Reporter has not heard from Anthony Gunn since late January, now he’s back and not with tourism news – but telecommunications info, it seems interconnectivity issues in Hummingbird-Ville are finally being more open, but it literally took for the law to be handed down! According to Gunn, this is what the Trinidad Express had […]

    March 27, 2007Controversy, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  7. London Bourne is falling down: The Invasion of Strathclyde, Pt 3

    It is a good thing from my News days I learned how to shuttle off noise – you had no choice when the newsroom is typing + shouting + ringing + etc at each other while you try to finish YOUR story for the deadline… Since when I was composing yesterday’s articles I used that […]

    March 25, 2007Controversy, Featured, Nature, News1 comment
  8. Canadian Transplant looks at Barbadian Hypocrisy and names it for what it is: Modern-Day Emperor’s New Clothes (NC-17)

    Ever look at Bim’s “Is there anybody out there?” very good reading… She has two gems; one looks at the hypocrisy of Barbadians with sex and religion in “Of Jesus, Eunuchs and the Trojan Horse” – …madame sex candy connoiseur was sitting in front of her computer assuming my friend wanted to size up her […]

    March 25, 2007Controversy, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Barbados and Caribbean get lashes for CWC 2007 – aka – Don’t Quote Me!

    There are different perspectives but similar conclusions coming from Scottish and New Zealand bloggers on not only the CWC 2007, but the way forward for not only sports and cricket in the Caribbean but Barbadian challenges too – in a nutshell? More Bajan roadsigns, fix the roads here and stop giving ppl time off to […]

    March 25, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. BREAKING NEWS – Earthrace’s Insurance settles with Guatemalan families – Skipper hopes to be released Monday (Follow-Up)

    When last you may have heard about Earthrace – the biodiesel powerboat from New Zealand – is that they were looking at doing it over next year, after the Guatemalan tragedy with the illegal fishing crew… There are now some new developments – The captain of the New Zealand biofuelled vessel, Earthrace, has reached a […]

    March 25, 2007Controversy, Featured, SportsNo comments
  11. Crystal Cave of Giants: Another Betty Holford special

    Betty Holford , a former colleague from CBC and also wrote excellent columns in the Barbados Advocate, is a good source for unusual material, as you recall she sent me a sweet story about a deer adopted by a dog! This time she stayed nearer to the Caribbean – This is the crystal cave of […]

    March 24, 2007Featured, News, Oddity1 comment
  12. Caricom Multi-National Security Forces shut barn door way past the Clydesdale searching for Clover – Reaction to Pakistani Coach’s Murder (Follow-Up)

    Caricom allegedly has an agency for handling security matters, it’s known as IMPACS: The Implementation Agency for Crime and Security {Ed’s Note: With IMPACS breakdown of its acronym, instead of FOR I’d’ve used AGAINST, as I would not want some sarcastic wag like yours truly sallying forth some pithy comments in light of Woolmer‘s strangulation}the […]

    March 24, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. NCF: Will you won’t you join The Dance? Cricket Culture Village now Art Supermarket (Shameless Plug)

    Remember when we said the NCF was hosting a cricketing Culture Village? Then we said “NO” they’re not? Like Alice In Wonderland‘s characters, now they are, AGAIN – The exciting ART SUPERMARKET returns to QPG for Cricket World Cup!! The exhibition opens on Monday, April 2nd 2007 at 6.30pm. Gallery opening hours are Monday to […]

    March 24, 2007Cricket, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Get Lucky at a Charity Fete: Shameless Plug

    If you’re looking to blow your pay-packet next week, why not do it for a good cause? Laura Galt says lots is happening at Lucky Horseshoe‘s Warrens branch next week… Lucky Horseshoe is having a fundraiser at its Warrens location on Saturday 31st March 2007 starting at 10pm. This fundraiser is in aid of one […]

    March 22, 2007NewsNo comments
  15. CWC 2007’s Security in hands of Foreigners: Where were they for poor Bob Woolmer?

    There was a special release sent by Caricom’s agency for Security during CWC 2007 which gives overseas officers powers to operate in terms of security here, but nevertheless ensures they follow proper guidelines so we do not have a land version of the Shiprider Accord that nearly ruptured the Caribbean almost ten years ago… HOST […]

    March 22, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Earthrace Update: Capt’s wife says vessel with Barbados start may abandon quest – despite fishermen had no lights (Follow-Up)

    There’s bad news and good news… In continuing coverage of the ever-saddening plight of the Earthrace a check with a Kiwi website of a radio station there indicates the crew may be forced to drop their pursuit of the bid to circumnavigate the planet in less than two months. Mrs Bethune says on the upside, […]

    March 20, 2007Controversy, Featured, Sports1 comment
  17. Barbadian Anti-Terror Simulation – Really?

    When I was a tyke I am sure there is a quote about it all being a game of knights and checkerboards, if you know it – please holler HARD! It has a bearing on this story – don’t you love items like these, makes you feel real safe, warm and bubbly inside… Unrest among […]

    March 20, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  18. They came, They Heard, They Blogged – BBC LiveFive with Barbadian & Trini’s views on CWC 2007

    Well, I had my 15 seconds fame with the BBC tonight… I was worked into a frazzle originally for Saturday night, had called to reconfirm – only to learn they meant Monday after the WI vs Zimbabwe match! Re-geared the engines over Sunday night (what a pain, no karaoke nor partying for the usual weekend […]

    March 20, 2007Featured, News, TechnologyNo comments
  19. BREAKING NEWS – More Tragedy for Earthrace in its Barbados Quest: Collision and one death

    When Bajan Reporter looked for the latest progress for the ?Earthrace? in its goal to travel the world in 65 days or less, we were saddened to learn the Earthrace vessel was involved in a collision yesterday with a Guatemalan fishing boat. This regretfully ended in a fisherman dying, he is presumed drowned and there’s […]

    March 19, 2007Controversy, Featured, TravelNo comments
  20. Director of Death Wish gets a different wish to keep his limbs: Barbados Vacation was seafood?s fault

    Remember when Michael Winner was vowing he’d rather die than lose his leg? He was blaming the hospital and everything else but the actual condition, well, three well-known online gossip rags have his disclosure minus his apology – This is what Tittle-Tattle had to say…. “[The Director of Death Wish] narrowly escaped death after beating […]

    March 19, 2007TravelNo comments
  21. Pakistan licked out of CWC 2007: Coach found in Hotel Room, dies today!

    Well, be careful of what you want, you may very well get it! Subsequent to being defeated by Ireland at Sabina Park on St Patrick’s Day 2007, Pakistan no longer have any chance of qualification for the Super 8 stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup, as the team all came under fire after the […]

    March 18, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Featured, OddityNo comments
  22. Barbadian Teddy Bear sinks two US Marines

    You remember back in January when Barbados was host to a World-Class Magician who guested at the Limelight Cafe? There were some guys in the audience who were students from a Marine training vessel, and I recall how I thought they pretty pickled. Hah! It seems two of the guys (not the ones who went […]

    March 17, 2007Controversy, Featured, News, OddityNo comments
  23. Oops – Barbadian May Save the Day in Northern Division UK **Hockey** (Follow-Up/Correction)

    First – the bad news, Bajan Reporter thought Rohan Thomas was in soccer… Oops! He is HOCKEY, still goals but WAY different sort of plays, huh? My face is red! That said and done …. One goal, that’s all it takes for Harrogate to make into the National North, But they face a serious challenge […]

    March 17, 2007SportsNo comments
  24. In Memoriam: Son Of Simon, Three Months Gone (Follow-Up)

    Yesterday was three months since I last saw Tudie, and it is like an amputee who says they still feel their limb even though it is gone. If he is okay, I hope his harem is as big or bigger than his father’s but it never really seemed to me the tyke was interested in […]

    March 17, 2007Controversy, Nature, NewsNo comments
  25. Barbadians attempt to break the Pizza World Record

    According to Mr. Leon Chase, Assistant Public Relations Officer for HOPE for Children Charity, ?No one has come close to Mr. Nyron Weeks, a Barbadian who set broke the pizza eating world record last year during the Barbados World Record Festival [but] we believe there is someone out there in Barbados, who can beat the […]

    March 17, 2007Featured, News, OddityNo comments