Monthly Archives: March 2014

Reasoning with the duppies*

Originally posted on Writing Creatively With Spirit:
Wednesday 19th March 2014 While in Clarendon I went to visit the graves of two recently departed relatives, my Aunt who was 101 years old when she died and my nephew who was…

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Making connections, finding roots, healing wounds

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Wednesday 19th March 2014 I arrived as my uncle was repairing his saw In the last post Brandon Hill by the scenic route I described the journey to Clarendon. This was not just…

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Brandon Hill via the scenic route

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Wednesday 19th March 2014 Stunning views from the road at Casava Pond,St Catherine, Jamaica After 2 days on the road going from Kingston to Clarendon and back by public transport, I’m feeling jet-lagged…

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Hellshire Beach

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Sunday 16th March 2014 Hellshire Beach After the 90 minutes bus and taxi journey to get there I was a little apprehensive to see that we were about to enter Hell – even…

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The Golden Macca Fat

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Sunday 16th March 2014 The Golden Macca Fat – this season’s pantomime at the Little Theatre in Kingston – was for me, not so golden. The Little Theatre – Kingston It pains me…

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Fresh watermelon, sweet pine

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Saturday 15th March 2014 Fruit cart in downtown Kingston Still somewhat jetlagged I went to downtown Kingston to buy fresh fruit and vegetables (trying to support the small people and not just shop…

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Back in the land of wood and water

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Thursday 13th March 2014 BA flight 2263 touched down smoothly at Normal Manley International Airport at precisely 16.25, its expected time of arrival to applause and cheer from the predominantly Jamaican passengers. Back…

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Off to Jamaica

Originally posted on Writing Creatively With Spirit:
Tuesday 11th March 2014 After 16 years of absence I’m heeding the call of the ancestors and going to re-connect with Jamaica. This is a direct response to the family constellation event I attended…

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