Dear women, go after partners who share housework and offer you emotional stability.

dear women, go for partners who share housework and who offer you an emotionally stable environment. please note I said share not 'help with'. keeping a shared space clean is not your job alone so whatever they do is actually their part not some assistance to you. go after these kinds of partners because you …

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#NewVlog On (Black) shame and (in)dignity

Some time over the last week a video surfaced of a mostly naked woman beating her daughter with a machete. These images are not foreign to Jamaica or, I would hazard, most black and Caribbean communities. It's re-ignited a national debate about the boundaries of corporal punishment and child abuse and, of course, the mainstay …

One compliment I’ve stopped accepting

It's official. I don't accept 'you're not like most girls' as a compliment anymore. Took a while. And I admit...I used to feel really good when people would set me apart from other women. But then I have to admit that like most people I was latently misogynistic. And the more I think about it …

Dear disgruntled employee: Quit your job… PLEASE.

To all the people who hate their jobs: QUIT. no seriously, please quit. And to be specific this is for people who hate their job and use every moment of every day to make that fact clear. We get it, you're probably not being paid what you deserve AND they are probably over working you. …

on renting in Jamaica (and Babylon)

Often we think about how Jamaica makes it difficult for people to achieve things we often look at the outer extreme of poverty. Centring those who live in extreme poverty is important since they are most often ignored in many aspects. Only using that experience as a lens to understand Jamaica, however, leaves some other …