Positioned quietly on our hillside was a silver-grey and white male cat; he was watching our movements inside the house and appeared quite intrigued. I had to take a picture of him. I’ve seen this cat in all our neighbours’ yards; and it would be really hard to believe that he has an owner. Anyway,… Read More But You See Me Dying Trial
Today’s photos are of a souvenir my mother won as a prize in 1953; she was age seven then. This souvenir is a drinking glass with the picture of Queen Elizabeth II printed upon it; and 1953 was the year of her coronation.According to my mother . . . at the end of each academic… Read More A 63-Year Old Souvenir
Today we pause to recognize our mothers and to say once more – “I love you”. One token of my love that I gave my mum today, was a simple, colourful bouquet made with a few flowers from our garden. It was a wonderful blend of colours that seemed to beam “Have A Great Day!”The… Read More Happy Mother’s Day 2016
I found a spider today, and because of it’s large, “whitish”, enlarged abdomen, they said it could be the Anansi spider; but it is not. I do not know what specie of Jamaican spider this is, but it is not the Anansi spider because Anansi is an African folktale character; he is not a real… Read More The Jamaican Anansi Spider
We woke up this morning to a light, but moderate shower of rain. It brought back memories of travelling about under umbrellas, of walking gingerly among small pools of water on the street, and of children’s playful laughter, which brightened the cloudy, overcast day. My grandfather had a saying about rainy days like these, he… Read More Rain Before Seven
Our holiday – Boxing day, is observed the day after Christmas day; it’s a time of socializing and giving gifts to friends and family. Today’s photos show the gift we got this Boxing Day. It consists of stalks of sugar cane, a bunch of green bananas, cho-cho’s (Chayote), and yam straight from Trelawny. Trelawny is… Read More Photos: Boxing Day Gift
I remember singing this Christmas song when it came out in 1978; and I still like it. Enjoy your day.