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Fat Jamaican Weight Loss

How To Lose Weight

There are many programs which promise weight loss which don’t work for most people. But the issue of weight management is very simple. You need to understand the simple science behind weigh gain and weight loss. What you ‘put in’ is directly proportional to what you ‘put on’, provided that physical activity remains constant. If […]

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Food Jamaican

Here Is Why I Do Not Eat East Indian Mangoes In Public

I absolutely love East Indian Mangoes, so much so that every week you can see me in the Papine Market ‘jus a feel up feel up weh mi mumma nuh bring’. Normally when eating I take my time, cutting just the right amount to put into my half-opened mouth. Eating in public at social events […]

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Accommodation School University

UWI’s New Hall Is Not For The Lower Class

Today I received an email from the office of the principal, asking me to apply for accommodation at the new hall of residence by the company “138 Student Living”. The new hall, currently under construction, is conveniently located just across from the students union and will be specially targeting “graduate students, medical Interns, Residents and […]

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Jamaican Jamaican Culture People

“A Proper Backsiding” – Child Abuse Or a Cure For Disobedience?

A “backsiding” is a term often used, especially in rural Jamaica, to describe a spanking. This spanking is usually very thorough and is of an intensity proportional to the offense. We Jamaicans are very angry people and a simple backsiding, where it involves the aluminum pot covers, barbed wires, chains, frying pans or ‘anyting di han […]

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Christianity Church Jamaican marriage sex

My Response To The 100 Year old Virgin

Last week the Gleaner published an article describing a 100 year old virgin. In the article the said virgin indicated that she gave her life to God and that she was never attracted to any man. This is perfectly fine and she must be commended for her strength and for practicing what she preaches which […]

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Reviews

Lyssons (UWI) Beach Review

Lyssons Beach is owned and operated by the University of the West Indies. It is located along the coast of St. Thomas across from St. Marguerite’s Hospital. Lovely landscapes. Adequate bathroom/changing room facilities. Seating and shade. The beach stretches about 100 meters with light brown sand and a shore with almost no incline. There is […]

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examinations Jamaican People

UWI Examinations: An Invigilator’s point of view

I have been invigilating exams for a few years now and it has been a very interesting experience. When I was an undergraduate student I believed invigilators didn’t have much to do other than signing my receipts and ensuring I don’t cheat, but now, speaking from the point of view of an invigilator, I assure […]

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family Jamaican

Lloyd Green-(Grandad): Rest Peacefully

Lloyd Green,  my grandfather, called “Dada” or “Dockery” by relatives and close friends lived a full life and memories of him will live on. I grew up with my grandfather and I have some fond memories of him. He was a good farmer, a humble man while being a firm disciplinarian. He was a deacon […]

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Food Jamaican recipe

Curried Snapper Fillet Recipe

I like fish but sometimes I find difficulty deciding the best method to cook a particular type of fish. Do I steam? Do I fry? Experience teaches wisdom and after several attempts, currying the snapper fillets is my favorite method. Ingredient: 1 Pack of Rain Forest Foods Snapper Fillet 1 Teaspoon Maggie all purpose seasoning […]

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Food Jamaican recipe

Jamaican Peanut Porridge Recipe

I am not a lover of porridges, but when it comes to peanut porridge, I make an exception. What was once a strange meal, only to be found in diverse places such as in a big pot on a Rasta man’s cart passing through the Spanish Town bus terminus early in the weekday mornings is […]