Bush Fires, Water Parties and the Shot Put: Monday, July 28, 2014

While some were watching the talent show on television last night (and pretty awful it sounded, too!) or washing their cars  and watering their lawns (both illegal activities) our Fire Brigade were working overtime… I have written many times about air quality. Today, it could not be worse. Fire and water: As I started writing … More Bush Fires, Water Parties and the Shot Put: Monday, July 28, 2014

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Father’s Day in Jamaica: June 16, 2013

The heat in Kingston this week has been a dictator, beating us all into submission. I have spent the week cowering at home (two inches away from the fan) or hiding in air-conditioned cafés. And it’s only June. As one Twitter friend just observed: “This rain need fi fall an dun.”  (translation for non-Jamaicans: “This rain … More Father’s Day in Jamaica: June 16, 2013

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Is He Still the World’s Fastest Runner? “Nothing but speed for the fastest,” says Mr. Bolt

Originally posted on Active Voice:
Presenting my article on Usain Bolt which appears in Newsweek International this week… Jamaica’s Usain Bolt: Is He Still the World’s Fastest Runner? Jul 16, 2012 1:00 AM EDT Will lightning strike again in London? Or have the years of fast living finally caught up with the speediest man alive?…

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