Barlow's Cayman

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Barlow's Cayman
Gordon Barlow has lived in Cayman since 1978.
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  • Minimum Wage 1 week ago The idea of a formal minimum wage is very attractive. Nobody should have to spend every hour of his waking life working just to keep body and soul together. A “living” wage, paid to reasonable people working reasonably conscientiously, for enough hours each week to allow time for a reasonable...
  • Who sold ISIS all those Toyotas? 3 weeks ago Could it have been a Cayman company? Not directly, of course – dear me, no! But those who understand how offshore tax-havens work, recognize very clearly the advantages of channeling dodgy transactions through several jurisdictions in order to hide the paper-trail. A hot transaction like a fleet...
  • Uncle Charles and the Boko Haram 2 months ago Boko Haram is the name that Western commentators give to one of the fundamentalist Moslem organizations in northern Nigeria. In the context of Islamism, a fair translation is probably “Purity”. Its members are fiercely anti-all-things-Western – not least, the national borders of Africa that...
  • The Village Greenies Cricket Club 1 month ago A “greenie” was a bottle of Heineken, the most popular beer in Cayman at the time, at least among cricketers. Our club’s name had nothing to do with the village greens of England, but the name was cleverly chosen.In the beginning, the club was often scratching around for players in the...
  • The ancient clans of Britain 1 month ago Celtic clan-indicators have long held a fascination for me. They all seem to have originated as glottal-stop prefixes. A glottal-stop is the sound in the middle of uh-oh, and of butter in some English dialects. Think of that line from “Right Said Fred” (the song, not the band): “Bu’ i’...

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Lindsay De Feliz
21:01 PM November 16, 2012

I always enjoy reading Gordon's blog. Insightful and interesting information and always makes me think. Good job.

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