Names: Pieces of the Past

Excerpt from Rebecca Tortello’s Pieces of the Past: A Stroll Down Jamaica’s Memory Lane Labour-in-Vain Savannah, St. Elizabeth refers to the annual drought that afflicted that region Tan an’ See, Trelawny means literally ‘stand and see’. The area is on the summit of a hill, which provides a beautiful view of open land. Unity, St. James derived[…]

Coffee: Pieces of The Past

Excerpt from Rebecca Tortello’s Pieces of the Past: A Stroll Down Jamaica’s Memory Lane                       Folklore says that in 1723 King Louis XV of France sent three coffee plants to his colony, Martinique. Two of the plants died en route and either the third plant or cuttings[…]