Category: Jamaica

Up North and Down South (and Dress)

This is an excerpt from my in-progress manuscript. I will not be posting many excerpts from this work. However, I was thinking about differences (as well as similarities) between ‘worlds’ again, probably because I can feel early autumn in the air right now in Newfoundland, and there is nothing comparable in terms of weather in Guyana or the Caribbean. My travels in… Read more →


This excerpt is from a piece I wrote in Martinique, a French Department in the Caribbean. I had never been to a place like this in the Caribbean before—a place which is still part of a foreign country, like Puerto Rico or the British or U.S. Virgin Islands. I will post more about political differences later, but it was here… Read more →