Family Dinner Outing

by Wellesley (Mark)
(Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Event: Family Dinner Outing


Where: China House Chinese Restaurant on the Hip Strip, Montego Bay.

Date: January 24th, 2009

Who Was there: The Family

  • Mom- Valrie (Yellow Blouse)
  • Sisters - Neka and Tanya
    Red Blouse and dotted blouse,respectively.
  • Brother - Cardo (Dwight), grey t-shirt
  • Your's Truly - Grey long Sleeve
  • Fiance - Tasha (Corset Top Blouse)
  • Nephew - Andene
    Other brother Ray's(not present) son
  • My daughter -Leah (The Child)


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New Year's Eve Night Out - Fireworks in Negril!

by Wellesley (Mark) Gayle
(Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Fireworks in Negril

Fireworks in Negril

For the last five or so, the New Year's had caught us (Tasha and I) in church, or at least in some sort of reflective atmosphere, but this time we decided to make a change.

We opted for some frolic.

We went to Negril, to Alfred's Ocean Palace to see the much touted fireworks.

We finally managed to eek out a parking, but by then the fireworks had just about started. We didn't miss much though as it lasted for over an hour.

We saw some crazy fireworks. Unfortunately my camera battery went dead and I never had the camera bag with the spare, but I caught enough- I think, to give you an idea.

It was awesome! Here you go.
(Of course we stayed back for the after party)

















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Annual Family Reunion 2008

by Wellesley (Mark)
(Montego Bay, Jamaica)


Every year is exciting, but this year was going to be extra special for two reasons.

One, we welcomed back a family member we never even knew was still alive.

And two, Brent, Uncle Toney's son, was recognized for his outstanding academic work.

Brent had won numerous awards for academic excellence in the US, including Top Caribbean Student!

He will be the first Medical Doctor in the family.

My late Great Grandma, Mammy, for whom we started and dedicated this yearly event, had a 'lost' brother who none of us knew, except Aunt Estell and Dada (Sadie) -My grandaunt and grandmother respectively, who as small children, vaguely remembered him.

It was great. Melvin (the prodigal) brought his own family- wife, kids, grand kids etc and we all mingled.

Of course, this was in Left Hall, Beeston Spring, Westmoreland at the old family house where most of us grew up.

Don't want to divert but I must let you know that Mammy is the person who had the biggest impression on me.

Still a work in progress, but she molded and nurtured me into who I am today. May her soul rest in peace.

Back to the event...

Yes, as usual we had lots of food and music!
As customary, individuals from the district, not necessarily family members, joined in too.

By the way Cardo, my brother, also took the opportunity to present his wife to the rest of the family. He got married back in November.

Family Reunion December 2008 was great!

Thanks everyone who shared in it.
Thank you Uncle Toney, the chief organizer!

SCROLL DOWN to see some of the pictures we took.

You'll see a Duck Ants Nest and a Donkey, NO, those were not part of the family :-)




























































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Gospel Artiste, Element Mr 211 @ STING 2009 in Jamaica

by Dego Emerald
(Florida, USA)

American hip hop gospel artist Element 211, will be performing live @ Sting in Jamaica this year.

Element has worked with many international artistes, including stichie, junior tucker, Norris weir, dobby Dobson, Goddy Goddy , Chevelle Franklin , Shelly thunder and many more.

his music send a positive message to the young people of today. Element Mr. 211 will be visiting some of the children homes sharing gifts and will be performing at other churches while on the the island

He was born in Chicago and move to Florida at an early age. He was born of Jamaican parents though and is a gifted and talented young man with a bright future ahead of him.

I encourage all the youths in Jamaica to see element when he is there. It will be a marvelous experience. God bless

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FREE Event in Kingston, Jamaica - June 27th

I would like to invite you to an exciting event that is taking place in Kingston Jamaica this Saturday June 27th that I don't think you will want to miss.

We are currently looking for a few leaders in Jamaica for key positions in a global push to bring greater awareness to this highly needed product and business opportunity.

Please visit www.FomaHealth.com/business4life for more details.

Be sure to confirm your request for more information to receive the complete description of this opportunity and how to receive your FREE Kick Start package.

We hope to see you there.
Thank you!

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