Tag Archives: Jamaica

Neo Jamaican Nursery Rhymes

I spent some time earlier this month doing a course in writing picture books for children at the University of the West Indies’ Department of Literatures in English. Writing picture books for children is a fascinating field and it has … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2014

As 2014 draws to a close in 66 minutes time I thought to close the year with what is becoming an increasingly rare appearance by me on this site.  For this review, I have reflected about why this is true, since … Continue reading

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The Portraits of Liya Preston

“Is this Liya?” “Yes?  Who is this?” “My name is Aubrey Fosse, and I’m an artist.  I was hoping…” “Oh my goodness!  Mr. Fosse!  You really called! What can I do for you, Sir?” “Well, thank you!  I hear a … Continue reading

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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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I’m Losing Weight!

I’m losing weight!  I really am!  Of course, I really have lost a few kilos because I have had to walk everywhere since my car broke down again, and I am very grateful for that.   Both my sister and my … 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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Saffron Sloane, Ms. March

It was approaching the time for the annual office calendar shoot at Neufville and Co. This year, nearly everyone – well nearly all the gentlemen at Neufville and Co. – were looking forward to it, because of the arrival in … 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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Sunday Afternoon Blues

I give sincere thanks for my job because it pays most of my bills.  However, I cannot deny that the thought of going back to work tomorrow, the first time since 30 June, fills me with dread.  Having Sunday afternoon blues … 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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