Tourism advertisements really do get ridiculous sometimes. I had to laugh when recently I read that a certain recording studio/eco-cabin spot in Portland, Jamaica was being described as situated in a “remote jungle.” What! This place is literally one minute’s drive off the main road. I suppose if one closed one’s eyes, one could imagine … More Are We in the Wrong Jungle Again?
The English writer and colonial era thinker Rudyard Kipling once wrote: “If history were told in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” It’s often hard to imagine our National Heroes as real people – let alone as young people with dreams, aspirations – and the usual growing pains. In “Young Heroes of … More Young Heroes of the Caribbean: Bringing Their Stories to Life
Originally posted on Under the Saltire Flag:
1. Yesterday’s Ignorance My paternal great-grandmothers were ignorant women – one more so than the other. They did not mean to be. They were products of their time. One of them – Aunt May was what they called her – was disappointed in the woman my father chose…