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Tamarind Season

Tamarind season runs from roughly January to March in Jamaica. The sour tasting fruit grows four or five in a pod, each with a small, flat black seed. When ripe, the pod becomes a light brown brittle shell that breaks easily to expose the sticky … [Read more]

Thanks for the Spam!

Like most bloggers, I get two, sometimes three times as many spam as I do relevant comments. Spam is so annoying, I usually hit delete without even a second look. But late last year one caught my eye. The phrasing made me smile and I decided to keep … [Read more]

A Photo Review of 2013

Like a lot of people, I can't believe 2013 is over. While it wasn't a bad year overall, it presented a major personal challenge that forced me to change course, literally and figuratively, early in the year. As many of my regular readers know, … [Read more]

Documentary on Queen Nanny, Jamaica’s National Hero, on Indiegogo

Following in the footsteps of acclaimed filmmakers like Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese, movie stuntman turned director, Roy T. Anderson has decided to go the crowdfunding route to help finance his latest project: a one-hour documentary film, Queen … [Read more]