Many of us seem to take tremendous pride and joy in making others feel like losers when their river of disappointment burst its bank.
The T&T Olympic Committee (T&TOC) is focusing a lot of its attention on being digitally networked and prepared. I was reading recently that over 70 per cent of consumers rely on social media when deciding what to buy and in some case where to go. In fact, it’s no secret people made a lot of decisions based on information from various communication platforms.
We have to learn to think. Our two feet deeply rooted in our history, our traditions, our sports, our culture, our food, our art, our music, our challenges and our triumphs with our head facing and geared towards the future. The past recast in the future with a commitment to quality.
Last Saturday, Presentation College, San Fernando, opened its refurbished squash court. There for the cutting of the ribbon and official opening was President Anthony Carmona, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Darryl White, RBC Royal Bank T&T managing director, all past students.
I couldn’t help during the long Easter weekend but to reflect about the price of progress and sort via the modern reality of google to seek out King Austin’s “Price of Progress” calypso and Richard “Nappy” Myers “Old Time Days” to frame the context of my deliberations and reflection.