Month: January 2016

Momo Penelli Designs

Meet Momo Penelli, this is her story. Monique Jones is a self taught, 19 year old, Jamaican designer. She’s currently juggling University and her business venture. I met Momo through a friend, at the end of 2014 actually and she seemed cool, as she was […]

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone 🙂 Today imma talk about the featured image, #BigUpEveryCountryMan, my friend, Nich went to “Country” in December, Country being any rural area that typically takes about an hour or more to reach from Kingston. He picked some carrots on his family farm, and […]

Ancient Future Live

Protoje announced the date of his next local concert, Ancient Future Live, at the end of 2015. I did a post to shout out to House of the Arts last week, where I posted the link to my guest post on their site, “Awaiting The Ancient Future.” It’s my two cents about the Album and awaiting the concert. Now he’s released the venue, which is the same as his last Live From Kingston, Hope Gardens.

I must say I’m so excited! You all should know by now that Protoje is my fave Reggae artiste. So I will make an effort to be early (I’m never early) so I can be up at the front 😀

See my full article: Awaiting The Ancient Future|House of the Arts

Featured image from Protoje’s Twitter page.

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Martina's Nails Place

There are a million & one Hair Salons or Nail technicians that you can go to and get your nails done but I want to give a shout out to Martina’s Nails Place, this nails place is one of my favourites. The ambiance is so nice, it makes […]

House Of The Arts

I missed the last Shout Out Saturday so I decided to give a shout out to House of the Arts, in the middle of the week 🙂 HouseoftheArts.org is an international blog and magazine created to promote Jamaica’s visual and performing arts. I like the essence […]

Expression Wednesdays

It’s an Island vibe today, I say today like that isn’t always my vibe lol. So hi everybody, how you been? What’s your vibe today? Let me know in the comments below!

Please enjoy this music video, Samantha J’s “Bad Like Yuh” it was shot in her home town of Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

I like the song, it has a nice riddim, the core of the lyrics says “I know I shouldn’t but I gotta have you” it can vibe to 🙂 The music video is especially nice, now I wanna go roller skating though!

P.S. Pree them with the patties at the end, patties give life! (See last week’s Expression Wednesday.)

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ï»żBirthday Tings: 21!

I didn’t do any lavish party for my 21st birthday but I had fun! As always as long as there’s good vibes I’d be happy 🙂 and I was. First off I went on a lunch date with my best friend, Lexxi, at Mi Hungry, our […]

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone, a while back, during the holidays, I went to Half Way Tree to do some errands, and for lunch I had a Tastee’s beef & cheese patty but before I get to that I wore my Dubwise Jamaica shirt & ironically I missed […]

Susumba

Susumba is a small green bean also known as “Gully Bean” in Jamaica. In high school I learned of the spiritual powers of the Gully Bean so I’ve never ate it, then again I’m picky with food, and it’s bitter; my Grandma would cook it down with saltfish (codfish) and boiled foods, (dumpling, green banana, yam) for my Grandpa but I’m not talking about the plant now, I’m talking about Susumba.com. This website offers articles about the arts and culture in the Caribbean. They bring us a variety of posts such as: news on art, reviews, interviews, videos and features about music, publishing, film, television, visual arts, theatre arts, and fashion.

Today I’m telling you especially about “Susumba’s Book Bag” which is their quarterly digital literary magazine. “Susumba’s Book Bag is dedicated to showcasing writing of the highest grade from new, emerging and established Caribbean writers at home an in the Diaspora. The digital magazine is an offshoot of the Caribbean arts and entertainment online magazine Susumba.com ” Quote directly taken from the website.

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Cover of Issue 6.

I bucked on it one day while checking out the site, and I entered my flash fiction piece “Heart Of Gold” it was selected and I was pleased to find out I was in Issue 6, which was posted on my birthday, December 22nd. Check it out at the link below.

Susumba’s Book Bag – Issue 6

Featured image from Susumba’s Facebook page.

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Goldielocs

It’s been a week & 3 days over a year since I’ve big chopped, so I’m taking the time to dedicate this post to my natural hair. I got it dyed in December, the title is the hint 🙂 Then I cut it all off […]