Am I the only one annoyed with that damn Grammarly ad. that pops up every 5 minutes or so while using YouTube? As much as its annoying, and the fact that a software like Grammarly exists, it goes to show that we really don't know English like we claim we do. Just recently, I was … Continue reading Grammarly
Being Jamaican isn't just a nationality. It's an experience, you have to live it to understand - Proud Jamaicans. I never knew how proud I am to be Jamaican until I moved to Europe. "¿Qué teneís aquí? ¿Buscas la sociedad de africanos?" These are just a few of the racist, narrow-minded questions that I, along with … Continue reading Diplopia
- You were born to be REAL, not to be PERFECT - Unknown. Often times, we're so blinded by what we think our eyes are telling us that we fail to see our realities for what they really are. We fail to see people for who they really are. Some say, the nicest people you'll meet are generally covered in … Continue reading Bumbling Chaos with a Dash of Nepotism
The 'Church' is a metonym that represents Christianity with no standard denominational inferences. In Jamaica, the church is culturally accepted as a morally sound institution - the ideal compass of good and evil. To be initiated as a member of the church is a public declaration of one’s commitment to this morality. However, most Jamaicans will have you know that - … Continue reading Scruples
Savages ... are by nature rash. They have no middle gear. The middle gear of any man is self-discipline - John le Carre. Its been a while since my last post and there is a reason for that - I was mourning; my hamster had died. [Laughs] If only I had a pet. The truth is I was unable to … Continue reading Wimps and Savages
"2016: The Year of the Truth. The Year of Everything" - Alkaline. Was Alkaline's 2016 Campaign a success story? From as early as his first interview Onstage in 2014, Earlan Bartley, popularly known as Alkaline, has been prophesying about successes to be had in the year 2016. Since then, the 23 year-old's career has experienced tremendous growth - from … Continue reading Vendetta
Knowledge of a foreign language plays an integral role in our daily lives. It is never wise to assume, but I'm willing to take the risk by assuming that most of you who are reading this article are unable to decipher the meaning of the French title - without google that is. But what I … Continue reading Parlez-vous une autre langue?
How people treat you is their karma. How you react is yours - Wayne Dyer. This morning my aunt came to visit me. During the visit she spoke about a lady, her neighbor- Jackie for reference - who met in an accident a while back. While retelling the tale, I may be perceived as cliché but … Continue reading Backfire
For most of us, self encouragement is one of the hardest things to find. Just a few weeks ago, I was in dire need of motivation to do well on my finals. And like most university students, I also believe that the struggles are real when it comes on to exams.