Monthly Archives: April 2012

Crossing Paths

Living and working somewhere new, brings new experiences and creates lasting memories.I’ve recently crossed paths with a gentleman that is familiar with JASL and JFLAG and has used the services in the past, but prefers not to in fear of … Continue reading

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Ripple Effect

It feels good when I get emails from people back home from old friends asking me what I am doing here. I even surprise myself more when I can write this giant email detailing it with information about Jamaica and … Continue reading

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*confession booth*

As you know I performed several interviews today  at the conference. This is a confession! To be completely honest with you I wasn’t impressed by the interviews I got. I thought I could ask the questions Ian gave me and … Continue reading

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another great day

Ask and you shall receive! So I was complaining to Ian yesterday morning about not understanding certain aspects of CVC Civil Society organizations and unbeknownst to either of us I was about to begin my learning.  When after my long … Continue reading

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april 24th 2012

Today I attended a workshop which had been going on for the entire day yesterday and this morning about harm reduction. I was first introduced to this concept working with the Youth Injection Prevention project almost 3 years ago now. … Continue reading

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condom ah di ting

On March 21st I gave a short talk on blogging during a workshop to a woman’s advocacy group. It was a small group of about 5 women and I’m not sure if  they were all positive or not but either … Continue reading

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A Different World

Living life in Jamaica has been such an eye opening experience already. Not as vacation or a getaway, but as a trip into a part of our worlds realities and struggles. To many, at first glance Jamaica has this image … Continue reading

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Changing Here..

Taking part in International Development in Jamaica is a big deal for me, especially with the work pertaining to Human Rights.  I learned that there is over 32 Countries including Canada that have committed to supporting Jamaica, which is amazing. … Continue reading

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Lost In Paradise

Lost in paradise Im trying to find me But Palm trees and pretty beaches is all I see See.. Some things are not always what they seem Having a nitemare within myself where most people get lost in their dreams … Continue reading

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Reflection

In reality, I should of blogged two or three more times by now. I tend to over think what I should write about and if it directly relates to the internship and ultimately, I get nothing done. I work with … Continue reading

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