If you are living in Jamaica, chances are you would have seen ads requesting that you apply for citizenship in Canada. I have seen many ads of this nature, and relatives and friends have taken this opportunity. In fact, I can not even count the number of colleagues that would have taken the opportunity to... Continue Reading →
I have been shopping at PriceSmart for about two years and I noticed a trend that I am sure many have experienced. I was at the line at PriceSmart ready to check-out when I felt the touch. It wasn't the touch of the holy spirit or an angel nudging me to come home. It was... Continue Reading →
Location: Cherry Gardens St. Andrew Camera: Canon Rebel T3i Caption: Sometimes I go 'rich people watching' ... because...poor people watching is kind of dangerous.
I was fortunate enough to attend a wedding a few days ago. It was the first wedding I attended since childhood. It may be that young people nowadays are very cautious when it comes to marriage, or they simply like to play around. Whatever the case I am in the line waiting for my turn.... Continue Reading →
Location: Giblatore St. Catherine Camera: Canon Rebel T3i: Caption: This flower grows in the wild, often unnoticed, unwanted or forgotten, but if you look closely enough, you will see the beauty.
A colleague of mine paused a minute to log in to zoom to check if her child was attentive in class. This was during the period when schools were closed. The preparatory school her son attends was equipped to continue teaching despite the challenges faced by primary schools. As I heard her son speak I... Continue Reading →
The pandemic has pushed us to adapt to online learning very quickly. 'When trouble tec yuh pickney shirt fit yuh' and we have been wearing some pretty small shirts recently. Adapting to online learning has not been easy for everyone and while there are platforms dedicated to online learning (eg. Moodle), these all come at... Continue Reading →
I tremble every time I hear the thunder of a new video. Which is followed by that deep altered voice bringing greetings to the people. Being a seasoned 87 I know one day my name will be called. I rest assured however, that my kerosene will be fine, but bad man's life is never long.... Continue Reading →
I moved to Kingston in 2009 to pursue my first degree. At the time I was paying a fine of $100 for my taxi fare. Last year when I sold my Honda I had to use public transportation for a couple of days and still, the fare was $100, exactly 10 years later. If we... Continue Reading →
I've had so many addresses in Kingston over the past 11 years. From upscale gated communities to borderline squatter settlements and I've learned a very crucial lesson. You can't have it all. Renting a house or apartment in Jamaica should be a very carefully made decision. Location, price and amenities all matter but with each... Continue Reading →