Long Live the Dream

As promised, I have returned with highlights from the 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade that was help on Monday, January 20. I raced across to E Broad Street with the hope of catching the start of the parade … Continue reading

Have you been to Hampden Estate?

Hampden estate is one of the oldest sugar plantations still in operation in Jamaica and claims over 3500 acres. It is renowned throughout Jamaica’s rum history for its full, intensely flavorful pot still rums and most recently the ‘Rum fire … Continue reading

I’m not mad but I went to Bellevue!

…The ‘Great’ House, not the ‘Mad’ House! I refuse to make excuses for my absence, so I will get right to it. I’ve been privileged to visit a number of Great Houses recently and without knowing, I stumbled upon another!  Also … Continue reading


All Hail Annandale; great Great House

Hope you enjoyed visiting Liberty Hill Great House and Geddes Great House with me! Next up is Annandale Great House, located outside the village of Epworth, near Ocho Rios. I was quite excited about this one since I was told that my grandfather once worked … Continue reading