Coming From Where I’m From: The Tram Stamp (…of Approval)

As always I’d like to start out by saying thank you to my contributor for dedicating time and energy to do this for me. I feel your pride in this one. I like your twist on the “assignment” and so I’m keeping it as is. Without further delay I invite you on my tour with Unknown Black Male (check him out, because he’s funny, witty, and I luv him!). You’ve sold me on this one and one day you’ll be referred to as Known Black Male! Enjoy everyone.

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Coming From Where I’m From: A Goddess in Toronto

G.I., modeling at her first band launch. Summer 2011!

By now you should all be familiar with the lovely Goddess Intellect. She’s first up in the ‘Coming From Where I’m From’ blog feature series. I’ve asked Goddess along with a few other blog friends to share what it is about their city that makes their hearts swell with pride. It can be an event or a special spot where you hang with friends to party or a spot where you go for some self inflicted solitude. As a person who loves to travel and is looking forward to more travel as the years go by, it never hurts to know which cities to hit and which events are a must! Enjoy! I give you G.I. Continue reading

Cool Runnings

Blog fam, I’ll be absent for a little while because I’ve been asked to join the Jamaican Bobsled team! Can you believe it?!

If you do you’re incredibly silly. Just dropping a quick note from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, so I can let ya know I’m off to Jamaica, so don’t send out the search party (like you’d care?)

I’ll be back in a week or so, don’t mind any errors you come across in this post. I’m on my iPhone. Deuces!

Nikks :)

Au Revoir

Martha Brae

Hola Blog Fam,

I’ll be heading home to Jamaica for the second time this year.  I’ll be gone for a week this time, just bringing my grandma home. She doesn’t like to travel alone.  Looking forward to seeing my little cousins, aunts, and uncles again.  I am also looking forward to wearing shorts, tanks, lil skirts, and sandals, I hate winter clothes, heck I don’t like clothes period.  Lol.  Anyway, hope you all stay safe and be on your best behavior while I’m away.

Lots of love,

Nikks :P

Red Stripe Beer & Star Filled Skies

Mi casa B4 completion…

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are all looking foward to the new year and all it has to offer.  I know I had a great Christmas and am looking foward to what the new year brings.

I am doing this post to let you all know that I’ll be away for a couple weeks, so don’t think I’ve gone missing (if you care lol).  I’m absolutely looking forward to going home (Jamaica) and spending time with my family.  Nothing rejuvenates my soul, boosts my spirits, and relaxes me as much as this.  I plan on spending my days reading, playing scrabble, going to the beach, hiking to the rivers, enjoying a cold ass Red Stripe beer out on the veranda at night, and looking up at the star filled skies.  Wonderful change of scenery and pace.

Lol, the thing I enjoy the most about going is the quiet of the countryside, I wasn’t happy about our house being built there, but it’s better that it’s not a tourist area.  I won’t have access to internet and as alarming as that might be to some people, I enjoy being free from my technological leash.  You really get time to reflect on what’s most important and the changes you need to make.  The thing I love about island people is that they take their time, I don’t always appreciate that when I’m there trying to get ish done, but when I look at the bigger picture they don’t rush like we do.  They don’t live to work and work to live.  They take their time.

That being said, I am leaving this Friday, January 1st and am looking foward to seeing my family, friends, eating my granny’s and aunty’s cooking, getting that sunshine, and hearing those catcalls.  I’ll try to post at least once, but if that doesn’t happen, don’t worry I haven’t quit blogging, I’ll just be away.  I’ll return with fresh ideas, new stories, new experiences and even a pictorial (maybe).

Please have a safe and very happy new year.  Don’t be a douchesicle, DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE!

Nikks :P