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Eric Gairy Visits Carriacou.

Eric Gairy Visits Carriacou. Making ‘Uncle’ Eric. Eric Gairy was elected ‘Premier’ in late 1967. He made a point of travelling to Carriacou soon after. Despite huge popularity in Grenada, Gairy was not Carriacou’s favourite politician. That accolade seemed to … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Day Out

Farmers’ Day Out on Friday 15th Dec. 1967 The Farmers’ Day out was organised by Mr Barratt and the Agricultural Dept. As well as being a great day out it gave a good insight into some of the different features … Continue reading

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Bishop’s College Field Trip

Bishop’s College Field Trip February 1st 1968 Teaching Conundrums at Bishop’s College. Whilst teaching GCE ‘O’ Level Geography and some 4th year Biology I was somewhat surprised  how much of the GCE syllabi were based on examples from the UK. … Continue reading

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Bishop’s College Presentation Evening

Bishop’s College Presentation Evening Thursday 21st December 1967 My diary for that day reads as follows: ‘What a day! A number of students turned up to help with the exhibition and, at last it’s finished. We have covered the following … Continue reading

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Bishop’s College Library

Bishop’s College Library Mr Alleyne was very keen to introduce a library into Bishop’s College. The problem was the College had no money to put in the necessary fittings or buy books. My first recorded discussions took place on Sept. … Continue reading

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