I'm baffled. Some North American media pundits of the politcally correct persuasion have taken on what appears to be a loss cause as far as the US$8M ad, or should I say free publicity for Jamaica campaign, by Volkswagen featuring a white fellow speaking Jamaican patios. The ad was made to greet millions of fun-loving people during Superbowl Sunday, but got controversial.
It has been quite a while since I've contributed to this blog, but it's good to sit around the computer for this purpose, once more.
I'm taking a slight departure from my usual blog to bring you some very good news about Lover's Leap: Based on the Jamaican Legend, the first of my eight novels. It's not only good news for me but for our little country Jamaica, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This is my small gift to Jamaica. Read on...
I've written about the subject of Port Royal on this blog before, but you know what, too much cannot be written about this "dying" historical giant because it's still crying out for help. If Jamaica's Port Royal was situated in North America with all its accompanying colourful and intriguing history, it would have been at the forefront of the local tourist industry, earning valuable tourist dollars.