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Reggae Sounds

Reggae Music is a part of Jamaican culture, and  Bob Marlow’s music seems to be everywhere.  Just outside the hotspots of Ochio Rios, by a coffee bar, this local guy not only brought us reggae music, but memories of warmer climates.


Dreams, Fishes and Pregnancy.

There is a belief in Jamaica and other Caribbean Islands; well I should not call it a belief as it has been proven to be a fact over and over again in my family. 164 more words


Exploring a Black Woman's Sexuality

“Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. You’ll find that when you’re free your true self comes out” Tina Turner

When I  was a young woman, an ever-increasing awareness of my body with all its budding curves overcame me with an urge to explore my sensuality before I even knew what it meant.

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A vulgar, vicious language....?

About 2 months ago, I started a thread online: In it, I said:

There have been projects in which Jamaican Creole is used to dub… 417 more words


If Lloyd D'Aguilar Is Right ...

Lloyd D’Aguilar has become a much-ridiculed character since he was banished from the West Kingston commission of enquiry. In cartoons, editorials and newspaper columns, on talk shows and social media, he’s portrayed as an egomaniac, hungry for attention. 863 more words

Jamaican Culture

No Corporate Partying This Year!

Last Sunday, I saw a senior citizen walking on Monroe Road in Liguanea. She looked so weary. She was carrying a bag and it seemed as if it was the weight of the world. 843 more words

Jamaican Culture