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Elsa Wrench

Monday, July 22, 2013
Instead of reading Tolstoy like any proper intellectual and writing an opus on the meaning of life, as I had planned, last weekend, I had to sacrifice saving the world to make an unplanned shopping ex
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Vogue editor Anna Wintour, OBE, says everyone should lose their job at least once. She worked at Harper’s Bazaar in New York in 1975 and was all innovative and fabulous—then she was let go because th
Monday, July 8, 2013
“I think I might be British,’’ my friend Sharon exclaimed. This worrying state of affairs arose after Sharon read a post some cheeky person had published on Facebook.
Monday, July 1, 2013
My longtime hobby of thinking up wacky new meanings for tired old words was triggered again last week when I came across the word “ghaut.”
Monday, June 24, 2013
My friend Keino Swamber, who had a bit role in Home Again and got thisclose to the lovely Tatyana Ali, swears this one is all true: a sign at a food court in Town Centre Mall, Port-of-Spain, reads, “D
Sunday, June 16, 2013
The level of disappointment in my life is approaching tsunami status.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Ring, ring. “Hello, Gia. This is Elsa. I need to borrow your Lie Detector handbag.’’ “My what?’’ “Don’t pretend you don’t know what I am talking about. The bag you bought at El Alligator.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Sleeping bag. Check. Snake repellent. Check. Waterproof pouch for matches. Check. Sterilising water tablets.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Mean girls can be so evil. Right now, they are sending hate mail and poisoned eggs to Laura Fernee, 33, who recently told the Daily Mail in the UK that she is too beautiful to work.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Would you like to help the less fortunate and make a small contribution towards fostering world peace?