This was a provocative Weekly Photo Challenge. Can you guess the expressions on these faces? By the way, these are all my photographs.
This week is all about “lerv” – as it’s Valentine’s Day (and the Ash Wednesday holiday) this week. I actually don’t celebrate either of these days, so am just enjoying the lovely weather and relatively quiet day in the city. There is not a lot of love floating around, however, as the legal profession (fraternity? … More A Bobsledder’s Tears, A Canadian’s Rant, and Mr. Jackson’s Blood Pressure: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
James Ellsmoor is an energetic young man who believes passionately in renewable energy. Now, his organisation, Solar Head of State, in partnership with the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre, has launched a competition in Jamaican schools. It is aimed at encouraging students to research and understand more about renewables and to be creative in their entries. Here … More Jamaica Community Solar Competition Launched!
Memories of my visit to Sri Lanka late last year keep surfacing. Not least… the Buddhas. They sit on street corners, amidst the noise of blaring horns and roaring buses (Sri Lankan traffic is frenetic). They are encased in glass, serene and oblivious to the chaos surrounding them, the press of humanity. They seem to … More The Buddhas: More Reflections from Sri Lanka
It has not been an easy week in Jamaica, I think it’s fair to say. Our island has had a bit of drama. On the plus side, the weather is gentle and warm… and I hear a pair of parrots chatting to each other in our back yard. Yes, we have urban parrots, woodpeckers, warblers … More Focus on Montego Bay, Shackelia’s Mission and Kemesha’s Inspiration: Jamaica Weekly Review: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The National Identification and Registration Act 2017 (known as the NIDS legislation) was passed in the House of Representatives on November 21, 2017, amidst considerable public debate. You can read the entire legislation here. For more information on NIDS, go to the dedicated website. You can also submit queries on the site, which has an extensive … More Submit Your Comments on the Privacy of Personal Data Bill By January 17!
It’s Christmas – time to celebrate and also to give generously. This photo gallery gives you a feel of Food for the Poor’s 2018 Fundraising Calendar Launch and Auction in aid of the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital, which took place at the Terra Nova Hotel on Thursday, November 30.