Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day. The theme is Environmental and Climate Literacy – in other words, the importance of educating ourselves on these complex and wide-ranging topics. Until recently, by the way, I didn’t know the day is also called International Mother Earth Day. The Earth Day Network (Earth Day is primarily a citizen-oriented effort) is … More #EarthDay2017: What’s Happening in Jamaica?
I omitted two special “bookish” items from my last post. How could I? There’s a lot going on at the moment, and yes – I know that’s a lame excuse. So here goes… Firstly… Our bookstores are getting creative and doing special events for book lovers, writers and more. It’s a great way to mingle … More Just a Little Bit More: A Kingston Bookshop Soiree…
A dear online friend posted things that made him smile on his blog today. I thought I would steal his idea (I hope you don’t mind, Benji), although I did claim to dislike “year-end lists.” This is just, really, noting for myself the things I enjoyed this year – which now has less than twelve … More Things That Made Me Smile in 2014
Here’s a little musical interlude, from a Jamaican band that I am remarkably fond of. They are called No-Maddz and, in my opinion, they are one of the very few genuinely original and interesting bands on this island. They have just released a great little song called simply “Romance,” produced by the famous rhythm duo, Sly … More No-Maddz Get Romantic