By Joan Wilson
Roddy â€“ thatâ€™s what they called him
From birth, right to his grave.
He was six foot six inches tall
So big and strong and brave.
He was one of the finest fathers
And he loved us all so much.
He always had time for others
And he had that special touch.
He tickled our toes in the morning
Waking us [...]
For the week of June 17, 2013, GIS Spotlight will re-air its show featuring the home of visionary artist Miss Lassie, the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and a training workshop for public and private sector finance professionals.
Produced by GIS Marketing and Communications, GIS Spotlight is a programme about government services and solutions that affect [...]
From Voorhees Town Center, SJ USA
The summer months are finally here and Voorhees Town Center is celebrating with a Caribbean-themed Farmers Market on June 15. Vendors wearing leis and Caribbean shirts will serve Jersey Fresh produce including fruits, vegetables, exotic produce, and herbs; locally produced wines; fresh baked breads; and fresh pasta.
As they stroll among [...]
Itâ€™s National Caribbean-American Heritage Month!
By Stacy Davis CT News
June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month.
The purpose of having this month is to recognize the contributions of people of Caribbean descent to the United States.
â€œCaribbean Americans have shaped every aspect of our society â€” enhancing our arts and humanities as titans of music and literature, spurring our [...]
The week of Monday, 10 June 2013, GIS Spotlight revisits a coveted national treasure, seeks out natural beauty wonder in the Eastern districts, and glimpses the future of good governance.
History is key to cultural development. Thus by recognizing and preserving significant past contributions to our culture, we can also shape our future.
Join us as historians [...]
by Laurie Kay Olson Pets lady
There are different varieties of red land crabs on islands and along coastal areas all over the world. They have a habit of migrating once a year in astonishing numbers that can seem more like a crustacean invasion. They swarm over everything, get in the way, and get run [...]
Residents of London may have noticed that the flags of all OTs are now flying in Parliament Square in observance of the Diamond Jubilee.
This observance is to mark Trooping the Colour and the events leading up to it â€“ Tuesday, 4 June marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth IIâ€™s coronation.
This is part of the [...]
by Sharon Chambers
Priestess Bvanessa Ashun-Staffiere, also namedÂ Ewuraba (pronounced Ay-RAB-ba) performs the long awaited ritual which will hasten her return to the land of her birth, Ghana to assume the title and crown of Queen Mother on Saturday, June 1, 2013.
The exiled African Priestess lived in the UK where she attended school during her youth [...]
by Elise Bauer from Simply Recipes
Are you a lover of books? My father, the English teacher, instilled in us an appreciation for literature. When I find a book I love I want to yell about it from the mountain top. Instead, my friends are the beneficiaries of this enthusiasm, since I typically find every [...]