Category: Life

New York City Vacation 2016

For most of November and the beginning of December, I enjoyed a wonderful 3-week vacation in New York City. A vacation was needed as it had been many years since I enjoyed one (Last one being when I went to Japan). I had just completed...

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Book: The Jamaipanese Story now available

After many years in the making, my book – The Jamaipanese Story is now published. The book is a condensation of my experiences blogging from starting out to visiting Japan to how my life has been impacted. I am extremely happy to finally have got...

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Undergrad Studies Complete!

I have finished undergrad at University! So on one hand I am very proud and very happy that I have set another goal and seen it through despite the challenges. Anyone who has worked full-time while doing college level courses after work and on weekends...

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International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016 Jamaica

International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day takes place on the third Saturday in September every year.It is the largest one-day volunteer event in the world. This year it was on Saturday, September 17th and I joined forces with the Jamaica JET Alumni Association to do our...

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Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2016

Another year another Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run. In 2016 I didn’t train (again) thought I planned to but still managed to run an almost identical time to 2015. +26 seconds more for a 5.5K a year later minus the feeling of imminent death when I finished...

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Jamaipanese: 10 Years Blogging

In January 2006 I excitedly conquered a slice of the ever-expanding web. I fenced it around, raised my flag and named it Jamaipanese.com. By February 2, 2006, I had made my first post and 10 years later I continue to do it because I enjoy...

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Happy New Year – 2016!

Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.

— Goran Persson

Happy New Year!

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My University “Adventure” Continues

Last time you heard about my college “adventure” I was starting my third year. Time has flown by and its been over a year since my last update. I am crossing my fingers as I enter the home stretch with the goal of completing my...

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Nesbeth – My Dream (Look at me now)

So I am tired, frustrated and reluctantly dragging myself to school after work, squished into a route taxi, in traffic, rain is pouring and there is no air conditioning. Then a track comes on the radio with a memorable intro, an infectious beat and lyrics...

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