Location: St. Thomas Camera: Canon Rebel T3i Caption: If I had a slingshot, that bird would be dinner. I trust I'm at the top of the food chain 🙏🏾. While driving from St. Thomas into St. Andrew I saw these birds having a field day. I loved the scene and was compelled to stop for... Continue Reading →
I am the self-proclaimed road-trip king. In my prime every Sunday would be a new adventure, cutting a fresh slice of Jamaica. I've since visited every parish, most major beaches, restaurants and landmarks across the island. Most of these trips are as spontaneous as they get. Absolutely no planning was usually involved. We could drive... Continue Reading →
I shadowed the brakes a little, just to get the opportunity to 'interview' one of the many business owners providing services at night. I approached the first storefront to squeeze the fruits to make sure they are ripe but was forbidden by my host. I hailed 'waa gwaan' to the store owner and to my... Continue Reading →
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 →