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.…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.…Details
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…Details
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…Details
When there is no need, one becomes complacent and makes less effort to sustain one’s self until the need again arise.