Women’s Empowerment Group Graduates From Integrity and Advocacy Programme in Style


I have done a lot of celebrating in the past week or two, as we move down towards Christmas. One project that I am proud to have been involved with (in a small way) was the Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre’s (WROC) Strengthening a Culture of Integrity in Jamaica project, implemented in collaboration with National Integrity Action … More Women’s Empowerment Group Graduates From Integrity and Advocacy Programme in Style

Ebonique’s United Colours Delight Mexicans and Jamaicans


A man’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men. – Proverbs 18:16 Well, it’s not often that I post quotes from the Bible. However, my Christian cab driver quoted this on my way home from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade this afternoon, and I thought it rather apt … More Ebonique’s United Colours Delight Mexicans and Jamaicans

Prickly Pole Politics, “Special Guests” and Horsing Around in Negril: Thursday, September 24, 2015


Our yard seems to be creeping back to life with the arrival of a few rain showers, recently. We are grateful. Politics and Prickly Pole: The death of a child – a student of the quaintly named Prickly Pole Primary and Infant School – has sparked an odd chain of events and a heated, highly … More Prickly Pole Politics, “Special Guests” and Horsing Around in Negril: Thursday, September 24, 2015

Anything With Nothing – Curatorial Introduction, Charles Campbell


Originally posted on National Gallery of Jamaica Blog:
Anthony Brown – Kimarley (Hannah Town), photo: Kara Springer The following is the curatorial introduction by NGJ Chief Curator Charles Campbell, which was presented at the opening of the Anything with Nothing exhibition on May 25: I hope that the exhibition largely speaks for itself but I…

Graduation Time!


As the summer winds on, graduation rituals take place across our island. And it’s not just for the children and young adults. It is for the whole family.  Celebration time. On Sunday, I dropped by the graduation ceremony for the Stella Maris Foundation’s Skills Training Program at the Stella Maris Pastoral Centre, alongside the Roman … More Graduation Time!