Tag Archives: Jamaica

Calm on the surface because of the paddling going on underneath

I did it again: I said that the vast majority of people in Jamaica must be quite decent. This time, I was not alone, and was agreeing with someone whom I know is very hard-thinking and often ready to criticise those … Continue reading

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The best, better and good. Not giving any space to the bad and the ugly (December 22)

I coach soccer–teaching others. I practise golf–teaching myself and being taught. For a long time, I have been convinced about the power of positive thinking in both activities. I like to end practices or training sessions on a good note: … Continue reading

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Exodus: movement of Jah people

Change is a great topic for writing. A good amount of it is coming into my life, but it’s not yet the time to put the many thoughts and emotions into words. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in the … Continue reading

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It’s not much but…

“So, what’s up? No posts for over a week!” I would not call that a needy plea, but that’s what a reader gave me in person, this morning. Excuses? None needed. Ideas flow as they do and sometimes they don’t … Continue reading

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You are your food

The idea of your being what you eat is neither new nor unique when it comes to nutrition. I’m not going to get into a froth about organic farming. Nor am I going to get all romantic about turning urban … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 36)–Break me into the day slowly

Dawn. Without fail, daybreak is there. Some days, it’s more pleasant than on other days. A few days away from the freezing weather of North America in exchange for the warm breezes of the Caribbean can make a huge difference. … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 35)–Yard work

Being Jamaican. Somethings don’t lend themselves to neat definition and brief description. This may be one of those aspects that fall into the ‘you know it when you know it’ category. It may be the same for other nationalities, and … Continue reading

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