Powers of Persuasion

May 1st, 2018

I often pick up ideas from seemingly random comments on Twitter. I turn them over in my head. They coalesce, curl into a little ball. I uncurl them again later, and see if I can write about them. Many ideas can develop that way, if you give them the chance. So, a tweet from environmentalist […]

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Do Our Visitors Feel Safe and Comfortable? And Do We?

January 15th, 2017

Over the weekend, I read a story (reproduced in a number of overseas newspapers online) about a bus crash that occurred a year ago, which resulted in the death of a tourist and the injury of 18 others. The bus was reportedly overtaking at high speed along a stretch of road in Trelawny on its […]

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Highways and Byways and Bikes

June 16th, 2015

It was a regular, quiet Sunday morning in Half Way Tree, Kingston. Congregation members making their way to the 6:30 a.m. service at the St. Andrew Parish Church stopped short, in shock. Right in front of the historic church, the mangled wreckage of a shiny, psychedelic purple coaster bus and a small motor car. The […]

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