Category Archives: Culture

Yard Man…Emperor


Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting Ladies…it’s the moment you all been waiting for!! Meet the sexy, play full, and grounded Rhodian ‘Emperor’ Wilson straight outta Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is definitely a One Love brother, and a ladies’ man, with a style … Continue reading

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Blue Draws


So, I decided to make Blue Draws. And had to make the “ballsy” decision to tell my parents…manifesting that they wouldn’t think I was disrespecting them…and asked for a bit of advise on how to make this traditional dessert. We … Continue reading

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Today…on Sir Bob’s Birthday


Some people may hear Bob’s songs and think, “not for me”, well that is the thing, his songs are for everyone. No matter where you are from in the world, your creed, race, beliefs…no matter what, he wrote his songs … Continue reading

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A Step out of the Oridinary: Roadside Treats


A Must Stop Spur Tree, Manchester where you can get tasty corn…boiled or roasted… and the best peanut porridge on the island. Oh so good! Shrimp Country Middle Quarters, St. Elizabeth, where boiled spicy shrimp await…mouth-watering. Set-up-Shop Cave, Westmoreland…just happened to … Continue reading

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A Step out of the Oridinary: Chinese-Jamaican


Crossing Cultures As a returning resident, I wanted to try a little something different from the traditional Jamaican cuisine. I must say, not just me, but I believe a lot of Jamaicans’ palettes are changing. They achingly desire foods that … Continue reading

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Concrete Flower Shop


This picture was taken at the Santa Cruz Market, in St. Elizabeth. It tells of a different side of Jamaica.

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Evening Time


Evening Time By Louise Bennett                       Come Miss Claire Tek de bankra off yu head mi dear, Evening breeze a blow, Come dis way Miss Flo. Help down yah, Afta yu no … Continue reading

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Sorrel…A Christmas Ting


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Photo of the Day: Line Drying


Line drying is a way of life here in Jamaica. When I was a little girl there was no such thing as a washing machine, much less a dryer. Yes man! So if yu* want clean clothes, yu betta* wash … Continue reading

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Donkey


I wish to own a donkey someday. Donkeys are used, in Jamaica, to carry loads. Whether it may be coal for cooking, food for the market, or containers of water to use at home…while at the same time being ridden by … Continue reading

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