I looked around the museum, observing the scanty room with banners hanging orderly by clothes pegs. There was a small jukebox-like machine in different corners that you could listen to […]
I was born in Jamaica and have been residing in Canada for over 20 years. I graduated with Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at University of Toronto, a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration at Seneca College, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the West Indies, Mona. I've worked for the former Ministry of Children ad Youth Services (now the Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services). Now I'm a Court and Client Representative for the Ministry of the Attorney General. In my spare time, I write press releases, blogs, and news articles for different organizations, including my own website. I write about experiences about travelling, social justice issues, relationship and spirituality. Visit me at shaunacassell.ca
There is this feeling when you’re driving in a new country, or in this case Province, for the first time. You don’t actually know where you’re going, where each stoplight […]
Approximately six o’clock this morning boarding began for Swoop Airlines in Hamilton at gate 3, leaving for Halifax. It was my first time on this airline, and my first time […]
It’s easy to become fixated with making schedules, but it’s much easier to stay calm and let everything fall into place. When I am still, the things my heart truly […]
Jamaica has gone through tumultuous times; Enslaved Africans worked the Sugar Plantation under British rule. But the Maroons (free Africans) served as a thorn in the British side, forcing an agreement when the two groups came to stalemates in the wars that ensued.
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Following my heart, in the Land I Love, turned out to be a good decision. I celebrated Independence Day at the annual gala held at the National Stadium. I stared in awe at the numerous performances; including shows about Jamaicans fighting for freedom. Now, I am charged to be optimistic about a brighter, more united future for my Jamaica, the land I love.
Celebrating Emancipation Day in Jamaica by visiting historic sites featuring Bob Marley such as: Independence Park to view his monument, the Government Yard in Trench Town where Bob Marley was raised, and Tuff Gong where he produced his music.