The Flatmate

The teakettle shrieked as Isabelle trudged across the flat to retrieve it.  She was in no hurry.  Let it scream, she thought.  She wished she could.  But Isabelle was lost in melancholia.  Screaming about Billy’s betrayal seemed too much effort.  Instead, she had been nestling within the sanctuary of sleep, still occupying only her side … More The Flatmate

Jammin in Jamaica – Snorkelers of the Caribbean

The Caribbean Sea’s clear, turquoise waters are home to some spectacular snorkeling sites. Although snorkeling had been on my bucket list for many years, I hadn’t yet found the chance to try it. The opportunity finally arrived on my second to last day in Jamaica. TW and I were enjoying brunch at our resort, Riu … More Jammin in Jamaica – Snorkelers of the Caribbean

Jammin in Jamaica – Kingston and Bob Marley Museum

Kingston, Jamaica’s capital and largest city, is also home to Bob Marley’s former residence. TW and I booked a Kingston tour through our resort, Riu Reggae. We had expected Kingston to be a bustling hub of Jamaican culture, brimming with craft markets and institutions rich with artistic or historical significance. Alas, Kingston did not live … More Jammin in Jamaica – Kingston and Bob Marley Museum

Jammin in Jamaica – Luminous Lagoon

Luminous Lagoon, a glowing body of water in Jamaica’s Montego Bay area, is a spectacular natural wonder. The lagoon derives its radiance from a phenomenon known as bioluminescence, meaning the light is generated from living organisms such as marine creatures, fungi, or microorganisms. With the help of Ingrid, the tour planner at our Riu Reggae … More Jammin in Jamaica – Luminous Lagoon