2. In Heritage month (Barbados), Dr. Zoanne Evans masterfully describes some of the stories contained in the Best of Karl Sealy (book). She details how the stories connected with the times in which Karl Sealy lived. She talks about how Karl’s stories captured the experiences of a maturing land of people. To hear the complete tabletop discussion – click/tap and it starts 1:39.
3. George Lamming was one of Karl Sealy’s contemporaries in the forties, fifties, and sixties (Fact: Both men were born in Carrington Village and grew up in the same neighborhood). As you listen you will hear a young and vibrant man, like a lion, prepared and ready to conquer the world before him. Lamming wrote some of the most compelling novels of his era – Read George Lamming’s books on Amazon – click.
4. One of Karl’s favorite moments was when Sir Garfield Sobers of Barbados hit 6 Sixes in one over. Here we have the film record of the actual event. The greatest all-rounder to have played the game of cricket, Sir Garfield Sobers, made his historic achievement on August 31st 1968. Once described as a ‘five in one cricketer’ by Donald Bradman himself, Sobers became the first cricketer to smash 6-sixes in a single over in first-class cricket. Read “Garry Sobers: My Autobiography” on Amazon.