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Words Have Meaning

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me!”

Remember that schoolyard chant? I sure do; like it was yesterday. What I don’t remember is if it was preceded, or followed by “I am rubber, you are glue; what ever you say bounces off me and sticks to you.” 674 more words

Soft musical skills

Ever noticed how there’s all sorts of little things that prejudice you about someone’s musicality before you’ve actually really heard them play (or sing)?

My own assumptions have been thrown into high relief for me by meeting a lot of strangers trying out new projects and doing courses, and particularly by auditioning many guitarists for… 233 more words

An Open Letter to Mr LeRoy Clarke Re: Comments on Homosexuality and Gang Membership in Trinidad and Tobago

According to local media, the vast majority of prostitutes are female. General belief is that conscription is not voluntary.

According to local media the vast majority of gang members are male. 577 more words

Caribbean

Personality, Tolerance to Ambiguity and Prejudice

“I tell my students, if you ever become comfortable with your role as criminal defense lawyer, it’s time to quit. It should be a constant source of discomfort, because you’re dealing with incredible moral ambiguity, and you’ve been cast into a role which is not enviable.” 384 more words

Eurovision Song Contest Rewind: 2014 Iceland

I thought I would take a stroll down Eurovision memory lane and remind myself of my first impressions of all the songs from 2014. Iceland finished in 15th place. 102 more words

Music

Stand Behind Your TRUE Convictions!

I have had a lot on my mind lately and every day I encounter different things that make me go: “Man, I haven’t blogged in a bit. 922 more words