Daily Archives: July 20, 2014

The Curse of “Eat a food” Culture in Jamaica

This is of interest to me because it appears to be a blight spreading throughout the region…

Reasoning with The Cunning One

“…Clark’s mi prefer Clarks fi the summer Clarks fi di winter…”

For far too long have I sat by and let the news go on and on several hot issues and I have held my tongue but this one draw mi out like shoes lace. As I sit in my office and listen to the senior management discuss the virtues of allowing those found counterfeiting the immortal “Clarks” brand to continue as well as seeing my most well thinking friends put forward the same view on social media I had to resume my “go against the grain” role.

Before I delve into a self-righteous monologue let me say upfront to me this is a very complicated issue and what makes it complicated is that unfortunately is the fact that the scales of justice are so unlevel in Jamaica. So we get the following quotes:

• “Bet if it was some…

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Hershey’s bars are getting more expensive because of rising global chocolate demand

Supply and demand…

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Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Turns 50

An interesting angle…



I’m celebrating 50,000+ views on my blog (Thank you! Thank you!) and the 50th anniversary (published 1964) of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, published 1964.

Loved with this book, then I saw the movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – my mind was forever altered.
A factory full of chocolate? It was one thing to read about it, another to see a river of chocolate

I still love the 1971 Gene Wilderversion best (directed by David L. Wolper), maybe because it’s steeped in childhood memories or because for me, it’s Gene Wilder’s definitive performance.

This is where I fell in love. Gene Wilder and chocolate. Sign me up!

Wilder is the ultimate1ww7Willy Wonka. He didn’t go over-the-top weird, instead opting for a subtle, damaged man-child who was trapped in his own reclusion, a Howard Hughes

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