March 20, 2018

Photography is a great hobby

Are you interested in making photography your hobby? If so, read on. The most practical way to enter the field of amateur photographers is to find a good quality camera and hope that the advertised magical features really work as claimed. These features really do work, but they’re not enough to ensure professional quality photos. […]

The sleeping child

The average person associates sleep problems with things like stress and anxiety, such that they do not immediately believe some groups can have trouble sleeping. However, it isn’t merely the pressures of work, society, and relationships that can take a toll on a person’s ability to get good sleep quality and quantity. Other things can […]

The Editor speaks: A tough job ahead for employment overhaul

Ellio Solomon has announced he plans a radical overhaul of the employment system, which could lead to “Caymanian only” jobs. A good idea? If executed correctly then it can only be a step in the right direction for the country and its residents. There is a lot of water to pass under the bridge before […]

Time to show our support

Let’s face facts here. When it comes to football, the Cayman Islands cannot really be mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Spain, Italy and Brazil, the past three winners of the World Cup. I would love to see David Beckham or Lionel Messi making the move to Bodden Town because it has […]


What a surprise it was for Helen Merren on Sunday 2nd October. The surprise potluck luncheon was a put on by Mrs. Merren’s past Sunday school scholars and friends in honour of her dedication to them and Elmslie United Church over the past 60 years. It really was a real surprise as Mrs. Merren will […]

So you think you can be a ballroom dancer?

Actually I did once think I could be ballroom dancer? I should have done it. Too many would-be dancers have convinced themselves like me, or let others tell them, that they ‘just can’t dance’, so they never even attempt to learn. If you can walk, you can learn to dance. Ballroom dancing is composed of […]

My business won’t make any money this year

In these present economic hard times it is easy to say, “My business won’t make any money this year.” However, successful business owners all have one thing in common – they are never satisfied with sales levels. Whether you are making $10,000 a year or $1 million a year, there is always a possibility for […]

How to lose money!

An odd title for an article, you might think, but maybe an apt part of the world to air it. Poor old me, a struggling author (violins please) with a few novels to my name and about 30 stage plays, performed all over the world. The vast majority of the performances of my stage plays […]

Education, education, education

It was former British Prime Minister Tony Blair who said during his general election campaign that his government’s passion would be: “education, education, education.” It was a simple formula. Ensure the schooling is right and the rest will follow. Simple to a point, but difficult to execute. Blair won that election, but many will say […]

The Problem of Reducing Crime

Twelve years ago the prisoners at HM Prison Northward rioted. Part of the reason for this was that the prison was overcrowded. At the same time, draconian mandatory sentences were being advocated, which, of course, would occasion more overcrowding in the prison. It was inevitable that more prisoners had to be let out early to […]