Dr. Susan Lowe has just put out a book entitled SHUB DOWN & SMALL-UP YUSELF! DIARIES OF JAMAICA BY BUS about her adventures on Jamaica’s buses. It’s now available on Amazon as a kindle e-book and can be downloaded from this link: Shub Down on Amazon. I haven’t read it yet but
Here’s are some links to Tallawah Magazine which has done a nice round up of some of the highlights of the Calabash Literary Festival Weekend: Olive Senior Orlando Patterson Kerry Young I especially enjoyed the musical elements. Raging Fire and No-Maddz were the featured bands on Friday night. There was a Sound
Ross Sheil (past Gleaner writer) will be presenting a 2 day workshop entitled ‘Writing for the Web’ at CARIMAC/UWI Mona, June 23-24. It is intended to help anyone – from journalists to marketers – to write appealing content to gain traction online. Course description: “This workshop seeks to equip
Here’s an update from the Spanish-Jamaican Foundaton… In an unprecedented initiative, embassies representing Spanish-speaking countries in Kingston joined forces on Read Across Jamaica Day, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to participate in bilingual readings at primary schools in Kingston and St. Andrew, to mark the importance of reading and learning Spanish.
Calabash 2012 is on next weekend in Treasure Beach! I’m so excited I can hardly wait! I hate to admit it but this will be my first Calabash and hopefully not my last though the future of Calabash seems rather uncertain given it was cancelled last year. This year’s Calabash
‘The resume is not the reality.’ This is the message that Mike Michalowicz, U.S entrepreneur, T.V personality and author of ‘Toilet Paper Entrepreneur’, sought to leave with his audience as he shared stories of his entrepreneurial journey to becoming the success he is today. Caribbean Fortress’ Gale Peart, at the
The Alpha Boys School in Kingston has produced some of the finest musicians to come out of Jamaica. Founded in the 1880s by the Catholic Sisters of Mercy nuns, it has been the nursery for many of the luminaries of Jamaican jazz, ska and reggae. For more info on the Alpha