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BLUE HOLE WATERFALLS, JAMAICA

14 Sep, 2015

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Better Than Dunn’s River!   I’ve been hearing about Blue Hole in St. Mary, Jamaica for years but had never made the journey to go find it. With some prompting from a fellow Canadian friend who was visiting me and also wanted to go we started out on a day trip from Montego Bay that … Read more

Mega-Mart in Jamaica!

14 Sep, 2015

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I received a few tips from some friends before moving to Jamaica, money saving tips and where to find some of the comforts from home while abroad. All of them mentioned Mega Mart in Montego Bay. One of those friends came down to visit me this month and she really wanted to check out the … Read more

The Star in Our Midst

14 Aug, 2015

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ONE of our most treasured annual rituals is attending the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) pre-dawn Easter Sunday concert. For the last decade, it has been our stand-in for church services celebrating the Resurrection. It’s always a rousing and festive occasion, between the spiritually inspired dance performances and the charismatic choir leaning in to their … Read more

Hyatt Details Acting Journey

14 Aug, 2015

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“What matters is your willingness to embrace your truth and do the work that needs to be done,” Charlene Hyatt, who goes by the stage name Michael Hyatt, told an audience comprising of a wide cross section of persons in the creative arts industry on Saturday morning. “Everybody is afraid, but are you more brave … Read more

Bob Marley Museum – The History

8 May, 2015

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The museum is situated on the site of the legendary musician’s home, which he purchased in 1975. This house, featuring 19th-century architecture, was Marley’s home until his death in 1981. It was converted into a museum six years later by his wife, Mrs Rita Marley. The main museum displays Marley’s personal treasures. The property also … Read more

Essentials for the Jamaican Jerk

18 Apr, 2015

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A favourite of our African descendants, the Jamaican Jerk, a combination of seasonings and smoking meat over pimento wood for a long period giving the JERK its unique flavour. It is used mainly with chicken, pork, fish and vegetables. Here are the essentials: Scotch Bonnet Peppers is one of the hottest peppers, ranges in colours … Read more