Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Force finally awakened in Jamaica on December 23rd. After dodging spoilers and the urge to attack the offices of my local movie theatre company I finally descended upon the first public showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Jamaica extremely anxious and in the...

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Vintage images of Japan from the 1850s – 1930s

As a photographer myself I am fascinated by very old photographs especially at the dawn of photography. I surfed into a goldmine of photos recently that combined my love of photography and interest in Japan. MeijiShowa.com is a fascinating website that shows visitors to see:...

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Zelotes LED Optical USB Wired Gaming Mouse

I picked up a new mouse recently. The Zelotes Optical mouse. I’ve never heard of the brand Zelotes before and was reluctant to spend my cash on it: even if it was us$9. I checked out the reviews on Amazon and a few Youtube reviews...

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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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Nobunaga’s Ambition Sphere Of Influence

I love me some video games, but college life continues to team up with my full-time job to attack my free time. Over the last few weeks though I have been managing to sneak in some gaming time and the main title I have been...

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Jamaica’s Westmoreland twins with Tottori

Jamaica and Japan’s strong diplomatic ties were strengthened further recently with the announcement that a twinning agreement has been signed between Jamaica’s eighth largest parish, Westmoreland and Japan’s Tottori. Details below. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Thursday (October 8), for the twining...

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Prime Minister of Japan visits Jamaica

The Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr. Shinzo Abe is visiting Jamaica for two days, from September 30th (Wednesday) to October 1st (Thursday). Mr Abe will participate in several activities in his official visit such as: Floral tribute in honour of soldiers of World...

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11 Photos I took in Japan with memories attached

Four years ago on this very day (Sept. 25th) I was making my way back from Tokyo to Kingston via New York. The days I spent in Japan though in the past, continue to provide powerful fuel that empowers and motivates me through various challenges...

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Exhibition: Photography from the Meiji Period

The Museum for Photography in Berlin’s Kunstbibliothek recently opened a fascinating exhibition titled “Pale Pink and Light Blue: Japanese Photography from the Meiji Period (1868-1912).” From the preview pictures the exhibition is like being transported back in time to the down of the modern era...

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