December 11 was International Mountain Day. I would like to write more about the importance of mountains (every day I look up at them from our city), and this year’s theme is quite interesting. Meanwhile, the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park – Jamaica’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site – will celebrate its 25th Anniversary … More Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park Celebrates 25th Anniversary on International Mountain Day
I have been away, and have missed some of the recent Weekly Photo Challenges. However, here is the latest. Children can always be counted on to indulge in a bit of cheekiness, if given half the chance (and if not reprimanded by adults). So there are some children from Trench Town Reading Centre in this … More What a Cheek! This Week’s Photo Challenge
Originally posted on mark jacobs lives!:
«God, but did you ever try to turn your sick soul inside out so that the world, so that the world can watch you die».
There’s something satisfying about round – or perhaps curved – shapes. Straight lines have their own appeal. For this week’s challenge I am sharing some round shapes – none of them “natural,” interestingly. They are all man-made…
It’s a quiet, ordinary Monday in Jamaica – but is anything ever quiet and ordinary on this curious island? Well, here goes with the past week’s ups and downs. Agriculture: The first two ganja licenses were issued on October 18. The Ganja Growers and Producers Association is demanding transparency on the matter of a company hired by … More All Quiet on the Western Front, The Sad Garvey Bust and another Mystery MoU: Jamaica, October 23, 2017
The Blue Mountains and art seem to go together well. Isn’t it a lovely concept? Well, if you know the Blue Mountains, including this area of grace and beauty that you reach just before you get to Newcastle – you can’t miss it – then you will know that this special event at the Heritage … More Art in the Blue Mountains at Heritage Gardens: A Sunday Afternoon Treat on Sunday, November 5
I have been quite overwhelmed with youth in the past few days, but I am not complaining. Being around young people always makes me feel lighter, more hopeful perhaps. I do get tired of hearing how “the youth of today” are lazy, useless, selfish, etc… I know so many who are quite the reverse. I have heard … More Young People Are The Present, Not the Future: Youth Climate Change Conference in Jamaica