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improve your sales - lessons from saalongo mukiibi, the sugar cane guy

LAST Saturday after a brief discussion about urban poverty and the seeming hopeless of many of our very numerous youth in this country, I drove past Bugolobi and spotted my sugar cane guy there back at his station. 1,095 more words


Palm Beach Co. agriculture hoping Hurricane Matthew's impact is minor

Palm Beach County’s agriculture industry, the largest in the state, was doing what it could Wednesday to prepare for Hurricane Matthew.

But there isn’t a lot that can be done to protect more than 460,000 acres of sugar cane,  sod, vegetables, landscape plants and more. 381 more words


2015 Arucas, Gran Canaria

Can anyone explain to me how come a small village in small island in the middle of a huge ocean could generate enough resources to build something like this at the start of the XX-th Century? 39 more words

The Kind Of World We Live In

Wall Street creates a 34,500 acre sugar cane plantation in Puerto Rico…and LIES about it!

On September 19, Gov. Garcia Padilla shocked all of Puerto Rico with the announcement that he was “leasing” 34,500 acres of public land to the owners of Don Q Rum. 681 more words


When Sugar reigned supreme

I recently learned of the new series #Queen Sugar via a friend’s social media feed and the overall synopsis and review reminded me of my childhood in Bim (that’s Barbados for those who don’t know). 818 more words

Cutters II

A couple of more “cards” from the tarot sequence. The first incorporates some imagery of carnival, juxtaposing the festive aspects with the back-breaking work of sugar cane cutting.  34 more words

Visual Stuff

Queen Sugar

This book blew me away. I listened to the audio version on Hoopla (all hail the library) and found myself more than once standing stock still in the kitchen, or my living room or while washing my hands, forgetting whatever I was doing and just listening intently. 153 more words

Library Books