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BREEDERS CUP PREVIEW 2018 (SATURDAY)

November 3, 2018

The preliminaries are over and Friday’s BANKER BET did save our blushes but it’s on to the Big Show with nine races on Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup card. (more…)

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BREEDERS CUP PREVIEW 2018 (FRIDAY)

November 2, 2018

Breeders Cup returns to Churchill Downs where stamina is at a premium and front runners aren’t favoured.  There has been lots of rain in Louisville so the turf track should be SOFT giving European invaders a huge advantage. (more…)

POINT BLANK!

October 9, 2018

It was Friday night in July, 1973, and the domino regulars were off partying so Gene Autry and I headed to UWI to seek out our domino pals Dr. S. Blank and Jimmy Hunchback. (more…)

APOCALYPSE NOW!

October 8, 2018

The apocalypse won’t be coming as a result of nuclear warfare, famine, poverty, pestilence or genocide.

Its harbinger will be climate change. (more…)

GRUMPY OLD MAN UPDATE: SO-SO CHAT!

September 23, 2018

As much as I champion the need for real Jamaican press freedom, media often leaves me shaking my head. (more…)

GRUMPY OLD MAN UPDATE: ABORT! ABORT!

August 21, 2018

I see the on-again, off-again abortion debate was on again for nine days or so. (more…)

GRUMPY OLD MAN UPDATE: ARE ESS VEE BLOOCLAAAT PEE?

July 17, 2018

No, this isn’t about the adventures of a US President in a Russian hotel.  It’s about me. (more…)

MICKEY MOUSE COMMUNICATIONS

June 26, 2018

Ernest Henry Flower (o/c “Haemorrhoid”) was a master communicator. (more…)

ROYAL ASCOT PREVIEW 2018

June 17, 2018

On Tuesday, the world’s best week of flat racing starts at Royal Ascot. As usual the level of competition is sure to be extraordinary (more…)

PNP RENEWAL NOW!

June 13, 2018

The best laid plans of mice (and men) aft gang agley.

From media accounts, long anticipated challenges to fill PNP Vice Presidential posts are materializing (more…)