Jamaica

At 10 o'clock on Saturday morning, the seats in the tent were sparsely occupied. The sun had not assumed its full force as yet, so a certain coolness prevailed. Saturday mornings at Calabash are perhaps the most fashionable.
On a recent trip to Jamaica I was struck by the strong presence of the women there. Mothers and grandmothers in particular appear to be the backbone of society and are held up with great respect. This got me thinking about matriarchy, and the role it has to play within feminism and gender equality.
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It is Europe that represents Britain's present and future but Europe has a long way to go to ensure that European citizenship represents and is inclusive of the racial diversity that is wholly part of Britishness.
So Jamaica may become a republic soon. After 50 years of independence it might cut its ties with the British monarchy and, possibly, more importantly judicial sovereignty from London. It's hard to argue a coherent case for keeping the link with old Bess in Buck House.
The new prime minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson Miller, has pledged that she will transform the country into a republic