Tag Archives: Caribbean

Zeroing in on the value of informalism

This text is from an e-mail that I contemplated sending to my boss. We spoke about it instead, and he debunked my ideas and simplistic analysis, but I still think that they bear some consideration: In my view, we cannot … Continue reading

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Let Justice Reign

It has come to pass that I have done what I swore that I would not do, and it hasn’t killed me.  I had said that I would not allow any month to pass without me uploading an entry … Continue reading

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Hate is more than a four-letter word

Hate is more than a four-letter word, it is a radicalising philosophy. See the righteous rage of fundamentalist religion, Sacrificing human rights for political gain, Empowering few, enslaving more: creating division, Perceiving no evil and causing great pain. Hate is … Continue reading

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Appreciating Appreciative Inquiry

As you may know,  I have been doing doctoral studies for the past three years.  This moves into a new phase this week where I have to demonstrate that the pronouncements that I have made and the reflections that I … Continue reading

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F is for Failure: My customer “service” experience with Digicel

As I sat here this morning, thinking of what I could write in this installment of my blog, I can think of only one thing: the extraordinarily poor customer service that I have received from telecommunications giant, Digicel, over the past three … Continue reading

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New Leaves

I awakened this morning with the thought “Do you want the life that you have, more than you want the life that you dream of?  You have to decide this.” Of course, for me, the answer is a resounding “NO!!!!!” … Continue reading

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The Magic Wedding Dress

The Magic Wedding Dress Sylvia Patterson, a well known figure to the Forbes household, walked up the drive one Saturday afternoon to visit her sister Sheryl.  Together, they went up to Sheryl’s spare room to get her old wedding dress, … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers

    As a recovering depressive I need frequent reassurance that things will get better.  I find this in the pithy little one-liners that I hear around me from time to time.  Sadly, though I can’t remember them and it … Continue reading

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Journey through Jamaica

As promised, I am going to educate you about Jamaica…To be honest, I find it a little ironic that I’m just going to do this, given the overall name and theme of my blog and the mission for this site.  … Continue reading

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The Little Bully

For the two months since her school report had arrived in the post, ten year old Efua McKie could speak of nothing else but about being a monitor when the new school year began at the St. Simon’s Prep School … Continue reading

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