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Have you ever met someone, been handed a business card, and found yourself without one to hand back? Perhaps you offered an alternative, saying “Let’s connect on LinkedIn”, or displayed a scannable QR code on your phone that linked to your details...

From our earliest years, we have been told that everyone makes mistakes. The adage ‘to err is human’ is a common phrase, often used to excuse our missteps. Life is a journey filled with imperfections. Merely accepting that life isn’t perfect, or...
Green Grotto Caves

This week, we delve into the enigmatic Green Grotto Caves, nestled in Discovery Bay, St Ann. Originally known as the Runaway Bay Caves, this subterranean labyrinth has witnessed the ebb and flow of civilizations, from the indigenous Taino people to...

Nestled just five minutes from Silver Sand in Trelawny lies a hidden gem, shrouded in mystique and steeped in legend – the Johnson’s Pen Cave. Also known as Arawak Cave or Refuge Cave, this haven is not merely a geological wonder but a gateway to...

In the fast-paced realm of modern existence, the universal phenomenon of distraction permeates various facets of our lives. From the lamentations of students grappling with focus in their studies to the harried professionals overwhelmed by their...

The society instils in us the importance of setting goals and being ambitious from a very young age. However, this constant chase after desires is leading to discontentment and hopelessness. We ruin the most blissful state of life from that early...

Jamaica, a land known for its vibrant culture and stunning beaches, also holds a lesser-known story of faith. Hinduism, brought to the island in 1845 by Indian indentured labourers, has woven itself into the Jamaican tapestry. On May 10 of that...

Distant friends At three in the morning it’s time for the meet, Outside of the house just before the street. The air is cool, breathing feels refreshing, Tranquil and soothing, the perfect setting. How are you doing? Usually no reply, As I gaze...

Travelling across Jamaica, it is difficult to miss the breathtaking reminders of our history. From great houses to quaint vernacular homes, ancient courthouses dating back centuries, towering forts, majestic cathedrals, sugar mills, water wheels,...

Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, who is immortalised in the 20th century remarkable archaeological find of her painted bust that now adorns the Cairo Museum as a world-renowned ancient work of art, is often compared for her beauty to Leonardo da Vinci’s...
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