One common aspiration among almost every Jamaican is perhaps the burning desire to become home owners. While many opt to purchase, a large number of Jamaicans make the choice to build their homes. One source, in fact contends that it is quite possible to build a home at a cost of about one-third cheaper than that to buy a similar one. Read more →


am not sure if this Easter ritual of setting the white of an egg in a glass of water at dawn is still widely practise in Jamaica. I personally have never seen it done, or know of anyone who has done it. However, I heard stories of people who have done it and whoever saw a casket died soon after. My friend asked his seventy-five years old grandmother to do it, and she refuses, fearing she might see a casket. You probably wondering what I am rambling about, come closer let me tell you. Read more →