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Barbados Independence Day (41 Years of Independence) [ARCHIVED]

Today it’s the celebration of Barbados 41 years of Independence. November 30th is celebrated as Independence Day and is a national holiday in Barbados. The day begins with an elaborate and impressive parade and ceremony at the Garrison Savannah. I am sorry for not going there and get some photos.  However, celebrations ran throughout November and included sports competitions, fairs, community…
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Barbados National Anthem

Barbados National Anthem Mr. C. Van Roland Edwards, physically challenged by partial blindness, composed the music for the National Anthem, for which the lyrics were written by Mr. Irving Burgie, a renowned Barbadian/American composer. The National Anthem In plenty and in time of need When this fair land was young Our brave forefathers sowed the seed From which our pride is sprung, A pride that…
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Barbados National Pledge and National Flower [ARCHIVED]

The National Pledge I Pledge allegiance to my country Barbados and to my Flag, To uphold and defend their honour, And by my living, to do credit to my nation, Wherever I go. The National Flower The National Flower of Barbados, known in Barbados since 1657, is the Pride of Barbados (Dwarf Poinciana or Flower Fence). It is a shrub and is often pruned into a low hedge. If untrimmed, it grows to a…
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Coleridge & Parry Secondary School Independence Show 2007 [ARCHIVED]

Coleridge & Parry Secondary School Independence Show 2007 Yesterday was a great day, the only major incident was that 45 second affect of an earthquake here in Barbados. (For full info on that read news post above.) Coleridge & Parry, the school which I still currently attend had its annual Independence show yesterday, celebrating Barbados 41 years of Independence, there were some old…
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Major earthquake ( 7.3 ) hits Caribbean Islands. Felt in Barbados, Dominica, Martinique, T&T and more [ARCHIVED]

Today was one of the scariest days of my 16 and 10 months years of life. We here in Barbados felt 45 seconds of an affect on an earthquake 14 miles from Martinique. I was at school when all tragic natural cause happened. Me and some friends were there just taking some photos from the independence show we had today with my camera, then all of a sudden I felt my self shaking to the left and right, I…
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Fiction Story: "Report Card" (Written By Me) [ARCHIVED]

Well, I normally don’t write stories for “fun”, but I wrote this one a while ago when I was practicing writing essays for my English Caribbean Examination Council Exam (CXC). Of course in the end, I ended up, passing the English CXC :).  I still haven’t finish writing all of this short story. Where you see “…to be continued” is where I stopped last time. I will finish writing…
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DavidKirton Album-Time For Change [ARCHIVED]

Before I do anything, let me say BIG thanks goes out to David Kirton’s wife Noelle Kirton for giving me an original copy of David Kirton newest album “Time for Change”. She’s a very nice woman, and friendly I must say. Also another cd “Electronic Press Kit” which have some images and biography, videos and much more. You can view the images below. (Track list)- Time for Change by David…
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Barbados Reggae music video Green Camouflage By David Kirton. & Camouflage in Barbados [ARCHIVED]

Below there’s David Kirton’s new music video “Green Camouflage” & also my say on “Camouflage in Barbados” Here where I come from (Barbados), it’s illegal to poses any form of camouflage or wear any Camouflage clothing’s. Even from school students, wear camouflage brand name bags, which have their supplies, like books, stationery, etc. The Law is also enforce strictly on them…
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Olympic Gold Medalist Marion Jones-Thompson Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements in Two Separate Federal Criminal Investigations [ARCHIVED]

Marion Jones-Thompson confesses drug use amidst tears of shame: “IM SO SORRY” Three-TIME Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones-Thompson, wife of Barbados’ Olympic bronze medalist Obadele Thompson, cried as she addressed the media during a news conference outside the federal courthouse yesterday(05-10-2007) in White Plains, New York. Outside the court house Jones-Thompson broke down in tears as…
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