In Jamaica things like smart fridges are for a minority, but in developing countries, like ours, there are simpler more realistic ways to digitally connect everyday objects around us. Not the fancy fridge, but the standard bottle of beer inside it. Continue reading
The other day I was half-following the debate on Jamaican Twitter where millennials were saying internships are exploitative etc. Their elders’ response, basically: “Yu lucky.” Continue reading
Children who feel they have to kill; children mourning family; and children who just want to escape… Spent some time recently with volunteer Peace Management Initiative (PMI) social workers who do art therapy for children suffering from violence and abuse. Equal parts depressing and inspiring seeing them give up their time helping children come to terms with what they’re living through.
Posted on the UNICEF Jamaica blog: Children who draw their pain
About two years ago I was in the hospital for the birth of my son when I got a call from UNICEF asking if I would consult for them. “YES!” was the only reply. Continue reading