Focus on Montego Bay, Shackelia’s Mission and Kemesha’s Inspiration: Jamaica Weekly Review: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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

Thank God! The Secret Is Out: A Statement from WROC on the Alleged Sexual Abuse of Children by Clergy

Since the year began, the issue has rocked the Jamaican media and public. There are some secrets, in a small society like ours, that everyone knows about but refuses to talk about. However, the time for denial is over, as the Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre (WROC) comments in this powerful statement. The time for … More Thank God! The Secret Is Out: A Statement from WROC on the Alleged Sexual Abuse of Children by Clergy

Hot Air, Thieves, Highways, Pollution and Pontifications: Sunday, January 18, 2015

We are moving into what they call a “dry spell” – which could soon develop into “drought conditions.” I can tell, because our wild birds are pushing and shoving each other at our garden bird bath. Birds need water, too; do put some out for them. Blowing hot air: Why am I so not impressed by the way … More Hot Air, Thieves, Highways, Pollution and Pontifications: Sunday, January 18, 2015