Monday 29 November 2021

Bajans Going Asian?

As of tomorrow, there will officially be no Queen of Barbados, which has long been the main home of Sir Cliff Richard.

Expect a lot more of this. We may have half-forgotten the Windrush scandal in Britain, but the memory of it is going to linger a great deal longer in the Caribbean.

Those attributing these moves to the influence of China, China is doing rather better by them than we have done. And they can hardly be blamed for being realistic about the century in which they were living.


  1. Shouldn't there have been a referendum?

    1. No, they never settle anything. Did the 1975 Europe referendum? Did the Australian referendum on the monarchy? Did the Scottish independence referendum? Has the Brexit referendum?