The fearless seafarer

Cross-posted from UN Women She was brought up by a single mother in rural Jamaica, in a family of modest means. Today she is the Commanding Officer of Jamaica’s Coast Guard, the first woman to attain the prestigious position in the island state, as well as the entire Caribbean region. Commander Antonette Wemyss-Gorman learned early in life never to accept ‘no’ for an answer. Her mantra: “I can do that!” ...more

Jamaican Snowball Truffles

Christmas is just around the corner, and truffles is always a crowd pleaser. Here's a tropical twist on the traditional Oreo Truffle recipe, using gingersnaps and coconut.These truffles are a kind of tribute to all the people who are lucky enough to find themselves in the southern hemisphere at this time of year....more

Jamaican Music: Who won NBC The Voice, Jamaica’s Tessanne Chin

By: Denise N. Fyffe.Copyright © 2013, Denise N. FyffeDo you want to know Who won NBC The Voice Season 5? Then read on....more

Jamaican Music: Who is Tessanne Chin, Season 5 Top 3 finalist on NBC The Voice

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2013, Denise N. Fyffe...more

Jamaican Videos: Hilarious review of Why Tessanne Chin Had to WIN the Knockout Round

In Jamaica, for the Fall 2013 season of NBC's The Voice every Jamaican with a TV set, computer, laptop or any digital device that ...more

Jamaican Food/Recipe: Full yuh belly wid Jamaica's National dish, Ackee and Saltfish

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2013, Poetess Defy, Denise N. FyffeAckee and Saltfish is Jamaica's national dish. This meal is tasty and provides great nourishment for many families. The ackee tree grows all over Jamaica and can be found in the back and front yards of hundreds of thousands of Jamaican homes; even by the road side and bushes....more

Jamaican Curry Chicken and Potatoes

Inspired from my last trip to Jamaica and with help from my best friend Pearl, here is a recipe for Jamaican Curry Chicken…...more

Jamaica: Where you can eat jerk chicken and cyanide!

 OK. So, I may have strayed a bit from my foodie rules when I went to Jamaica for my honeymoon.Actually, I pretty much broke all the rules. ...more

Reinventing Yourself


Love At First Sight: The Beginning Of A Love Affair

  Oh Mr. Jamaica  ...more

I know many of you have all been in the same situation as I am describing! The heart wants what ...more