An Appreciation to their efforts in this time of crisis
TRIBUTE TO NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE WORKERS
First published in the New African 2019
Box 1 No6

The story of
MISS CARIBBEAN & COMMONWEALTH
the title that is more than just a contest
by Clayton Goodwin
Founder and Promoter for over thirty years
Box 2  No 1

THE UK WEST INDIAN PRESS IN THE 1960s
A personal story by Clayton Goodwin
Box 2  No 2


A JOURNEY WELL WORTH THE TAKING
Gathering memories of West Indians towards a common purpose
Box 1  No 5

 

DID YOU KISS JUDY GOOD-BYE?
A drama in three parts by Clayton Goodwin
Chris and Judy Walker were the perfect pair. Well-educated, middle-class, in their twenties, and the parents of two lovely children. They had high dreams when they moved into their new home. While Chris was white, his wife was black, pretty and popular. When the cash flow dried up, and the hard times came, that was to lead Judy towards her profitable pastime.
Box 1   Nos 1-3

AUBREY BAYNES
Father of the West UK West Indian press
Box 2   No 3

ROHAN KANHAI
My favourite tourist
Box 2  No 4

FOR ST LAWRENCE
I saw Gower bat at Canterbury ........
 
(previously published in The Cricketer)
Box 2   No 6

THE GAME WITH THE WALKING-STICK
A Kentish boy's introduction to cricket by Clayton Goodwin
Box 2   No 5

THE GIRL WITH THE BLUE DRESS, and
WITH THIS WING I THEE RED - THE WEDDING
A personal romance from
Sorry, but I thought you were black
Box 2  No 8 and 9

WHAT IS IN THE NEW AFRICAN?
Box 2   No 7


MANY CHARACTERS, MANY MEMORIES
of UK West Indian and African boxers
Box 4   No1

 

 

 

THE SELECTION OF POEMS BY CLAYTON GOODWIN INCLUDES

Goat Song - Don't go into the wood at night (my first poem)
Jamaica Farewell – Brown girl, let me sing
Everything that lives ? – The great, the good, the mean and lowly 
Epitaph of Innocence - Broken desk, chipped piece of wood
A touch of magic graced this earth - Bark on you hounds, the woodyard keeps you out of bounds
On the approach of retirement - I have seen the glory of a thousand stars / The Muse has left me - vanished dead and gone 
Lavender Blue (Dilly, Dilly?) - Put me beside the bees-bite
Paintbox - Blutack'd picture of a faded sports star
The name defines the man - His name is Alan
Song of the doomed children - Pablo played his piccolo, Rachel danced a merry jig
Uncle Herbert - Uncle Herbert was a sober man
Sister Seduction - Came to me at night-time
 

 

 


   
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