Weekly Photo Challenge: Heavenly Bridges and Rainbow Bridges

I thought about the theme Bridge for the last photo challenge, and realised that I didn’t have many pictures of actual bridges. But for some reason, music came into my mind, and rainbows. Ah, the two are connected. One of my favourite hippy-era Jimi Hendrix albums is a rather obscure album called Rainbow Bridge, released in 1971 not long … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Heavenly Bridges and Rainbow Bridges

Music from the Long Bench

The amiable, laid-back host of Radio Jamaica’s Sunday afternoon show Palav, Gerry McDaniel, recently invited me as a guest on his program. I felt honored and happily accepted. I sat down on the “long bench” alongside Patria-Kay Aarons, the vivacious television personality, weather forecaster and entrepreneur (I would be remiss if I did not mention her … More Music from the Long Bench

One Love, etc

As the minutes tick away towards midnight, may I wish you, my dear, long-suffering, patient followers and subscribers a 2012 beyond your wildest dreams (of happiness, that is). May the New Year bring you a calm mind, a peaceful character, a joyful heart, and sure steps towards prosperity. Here in Kingston, as the booming of … More One Love, etc

Jimi Hendrix Belly Button Window

Jimi’s views on life, birth and rebirth… a quiet and meditative classic with Jimi’s wry humor and delicious guitar licks. Jimi Hendrix Belly Button Window, posted with vodpod Related articles ZLX Photo Flashback: Jimi Hendrix (wzlx.radio.com) Exclusive Listen: Rare Jimi Hendrix Track ‘Cat Talking To Me’ (rollingstone.com) CD Review: Jimi Hendrix “South Saturn Delta” (irom.wordpress.com)


The Petchary was listening to the gloriously liquid guitar of Jimi Hendrix, flowing through the garden on a warm and sunny July afternoon.   An emerald green hummingbird hung in the air.  Delicious. Jimi’s album “Electric Ladyland” has a lot of watery references.  In the meandering, dreamy song “1983…A Merman I should Turn to Be,” he sings about he … More Underwater