Where is Perri? Strawberry Hill, Jamaica

Location: St Andrew Strawberry Hill Jamaica is a gem in the mountains of St. Andrew, known as a luxurious outpost and for having a gorgeous lookout. Guests can then bask in the country-side side scenery while they chit-chat, relax or feast. Strawberry Hill got it’s name when the then-owner  discovered that the property’s elevation was ideal for growing strawberries. Blue … Continue reading Where is Perri? Strawberry Hill, Jamaica

Seaview Gardens: Summer 2016, Ice Chips

Its midnight, the heat sits on my skin like a lazy teenager. I had long switched off the screens and rested my head on a lukewarm pillow. Miserable. Sleep evades me like a nerdy teenager, looking for a date to the prom. Ice chips! They circle in my mind's eye, promising to cool, at least my … Continue reading Seaview Gardens: Summer 2016, Ice Chips

Seaview Gardens: Summer 2016, The Holy Grail of bag juice, Cals! by Denise N. Fyffe

Thanks to the likkle shop on Arabian Sea in Seaview Gardens, I have discovered the Holy Grail of bag juice! Cals bag juice! It is definitely way above the rest, in quality. Over the last couple days, I realized that the more water content in the bag juice, the tougher it is. The harder it … Continue reading Seaview Gardens: Summer 2016, The Holy Grail of bag juice, Cals! by Denise N. Fyffe

Seaview Gardens: Summer 2016, Bag Juice pon Base by Denise N. Fyffe

Usually, I prefer fruit juices, however, this heat is causing me to sweat and dehydrate at a rapid pace. I twist and turn at night, feeling like I am sloping through the Florida swamps. It's time to go cheap and efficient! It's bag juice season! Yesterday, I reluctantly dragged on a T-shirt and shorts and … Continue reading Seaview Gardens: Summer 2016, Bag Juice pon Base by Denise N. Fyffe

Seaview Gardens: April Showers or Trickles? by Denise N. Fyffe

Summer in Jamaica, unofficially, starts mid April. Over the last three years, the heat sits upon the land, like a fat rhino in labour, refusing to budge.   April showers has been downgraded to April trickles. Kingston and St. Andrew sees very little rain compared to previous years. Seaview Gardens sees even less. Last year, … Continue reading Seaview Gardens: April Showers or Trickles? by Denise N. Fyffe