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Natasha, from my online community, reached out to me asking about a particular plant, actually a flower… The DUCK FLOWER! Now I figured it had some
If you ever happen to sought someone who, despite the daily conflicts, chaos, complications and confusion, is totally at peace with himself, free, as
This question provided us the wonderful opportunity to provide some quite interesting and insightful information that I hope Shantae, and indeed all
You believe me when I tell you that my readers inspire me? Oh yeah, I often get excellent (and timely) ideas and attribute some of my best learnings
Even with the Covid19 restrictions, the 2021 edition of the Accompong Maroon Festival is Live in earnest on PBCJamaica.
Many of us are not able to visit this year, but we can watch it live today.
Below is the link, embedded on my website.
Watch, learn and enjoy.
January 5, 2020 I just woke to the news that the legendary hotelier and businessman, Gordon 'Butch' Stewart died last evening. Quite a shock I tell
Welcome to 2021 my friend! Like many around the world, you are extremely happy to see the back of 2020 right? In my Christmas message I mentioned just
A little late, but better late that never. This email came in from one of my subscribers in response to one of my weekly newsletter mailings - just before
It won't be the same this year but I thought I'd share it with you as we reminisce on the good times.
What will you be doing differently?
I'd love to hear. Please share your feedback in the comments section below.
Happy New Year!
Kayann's authentic Jamaican rum cake is not only very simple, but 'deliciously tasty and rummy' (my phrase). Here's the full recipe, plus the video. Enjoy!
Merry Christmas to you and yours my friend! OMG. This year has been a tumultuous year. One that will go down in history as one of the most eventful
Tis' The 'Funnest' Time Of The Year! In only a few days, we'll be celebrating Christmas! I've covered a substantial number of topics related to Christmas
Does Jamaica Have Christmas? What are the Jamaican Christmas traditions? That's just one of 14 unusual questions we answered on Christmas in Jamaica. Read here.
Earlier this week, I had the wonderful accompany my friend, Ms (Maxine) James and her family to do sea moss (Irish Moss) harvesting. It has been long
It's the season of fun and frolic -from all the beautiful decorations, to the exciting parties and events - and oh, the FOOD! This is Christmas in Jamaica baby!
Love Christmas music? What about Christmas music Reggae Style? Here are some of the most popular Jamaican Christmas music - by top Jamaican local artistes.
Top ten most influential Reggae and dancehall Jamaican artistes
Hi, I have been researching this recipe for a while now and find your recipe to be the best. My question is this: Can the recipe be baked in a loaf
It's much easier than you think! In fact, not only that, it is quite simple as well. Here's my recommended version of authentic Jamaican fruit cake recipe .
JAMAICA IS GOOD! And I say that despite some of the chilling and heart breaking news you sometimes get in media - traditional and social media. The
Did you know that there are several international churches and institutions that does missionary work in Jamaica? And some of them, for several decades!
These Traditional Jamaican childhood games are some of the most creative in the world; from Chiney Skip, to Box Truck they are dynamic and all fun!
What are typical Christmas decorations in Jamaica?| Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Time surely flies, doesn’t it? Did you realize that
Jamaican cultural icon and poopular media personality, Faye Ellington (Aunty Faye), shares old time traditions of Christmas in Jamaica
Jamaican Dog Blood Bush | Photo @myislandjamaica This question was quite unusual, but we were quite happy for it. It is one of those issues that a
Everyone is familiar with Jamaica's delicious food, but what about snacks? Traditional Jamaican snacks are beyond scrumptious and they are finally getting their highlight.
How do you get a loan from the National Housing Trust to purchase land here in Jamaica? Lloyd, who is living overseas asked the question. We reached
Not sure about you, but especially with all the anxiety in the political arena, I welcomed this refreshing bit of humor. I actually shared it on my Facebook
Specimen Of Jamaican Birth Certificate We get quite a few of these questions related to vital records in Jamaica, but this one was different. It had
He called himself the 'original don dadda', but who really was Louie Rankin? We answer some of the most popular questions about this reggae and dancehall icon.
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