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Pictures from Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

The 2014 staging of the Japanese Calendar Exhibition was well attended even though the venue was changed from the Sovereign Center to the Four Seasons Hotel. I attended and watched or participated in many Japan-themed activities such as calligraphy, origami, ikebana, quizzes, martial arts, synchronized...

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Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

Its that time of year again when the Japanese Embassy in Jamaica hosts a Calendar Exhibition that allows Jamaicans an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture as well as score some beautiful 2014 calendars. 2014 is also a special year because it marks the 50th...

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New WordPress Theme and Web Host for Jamaipanese.com

For the last 6 months I have been on a quest to find the perfect WordPress theme and web host for Jamaipanese.com. I experimented with at least a dozen themes and finally a winner has emerged! If you haven’t noticed already, Jamaipanese.com has a new...

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Best of Jamaipanese.com from 2013

Another new year is upon us. As I like to do at the beginning of a new year I looked back at 2013 at took the liberty of picking out a handful of posts that I think represent the best Jamaipanese.com had to offer over...

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Japan Snippet – Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki literally means “what you like” or “what you want” and is basically a dish consisting of a mash-up of various ingredients cooked together to create a delightfully delicious combination that even a picky eater like me enjoyed. After exploring Nara all day and working...

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Prime Minister of Jamaica reports successful working visit to Japan

Jamaica and Japan prepare to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations next year. Prime Minister of Jamaica –  Portia Simpson Miller visited Japan from November 4th to 8th 2013 in a multi-day working visit aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between Japan and Jamaica.  Mrs Simpson Miller and  Prime...

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First ever Jamaipanese.com Hangout this Sunday Oct 20th

This Sunday October 20th at 4:30PM Jamaica time or 5:30pm EST I will be hosting the first ever Jamaipanese.com Google Hangout! I would like to invite everyone to join for an hour of fun talking about blogging, Japan, Jamaica, anime, photography, video games and more! Join...

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From the Jamaipanese.com Archives – October 2013

Back again with another pick of three posts from the Jamaipanese.com archives. From a beautiful Jamaica-themed video project produced directed and edited by Gina DeLisser a few years ago to a song about a Japanese woman living in my closet that eats up all my food...

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In loving memory of my calico cat, Polar

My calico cat Polar was a beautiful cat, a very vocal cat with a personality that took me months to decipher, understand and adapt to. She was obedient one day and a rampaging, disobedient, rascal the next. She did very peculiar things like sleeping on...

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