Kingston Jamaica

Abu Tommy And The Hubbly Bubbly

4 min read

Ever feel outnumbered? I don’t mean to sound like too much of a Western chauvinist, but on my Royal Jordanian flight to Amman I was definitely the outsider. My clothes, fair hair and blue eyes clearly set me apart from a sea of dark complexions and darker beards. Not that anyone else seemed to give a damn. They weren’t alarmed about my copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul.  Or even when I started humming, “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head”. No one looked at me funny or reported me to the flight crew for being too white. Although they probably should have.

Stuck Inside Of Kingston With The Mobay Blues...

3 min read

Ever been stranded on an island?  I was. It was a surprise. But then, being stranded usually is…  unless you’re living in a romantic comedy and you planned the stranding. I don’t live in a romantic comedy.