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Feb 24, 2013

With scant days to go, Uncle Weed reflects on expectations, better realized – plus shares affection for kind people, the important of finding authenticity and supporting local economy– all while embarking on final steps before leaving, including: visiting Mr. Lawrence, the lifeguard; packing up jerk spice and...


Feb 17, 2013

After more banter about lobsters, reggae and food, Uncle Weed offers observations about music industry, taxi drivers, civic pride, pothole filling, corrupt government and cynicism, devalued currency, human potential, news of the day, Patois remix, ninja squirrel mongoose, Rasta culture, fireflies, coconuts, kids...


Feb 10, 2013

Visiting pal Hemp Ed in Pe Ell, Washington, Uncle Weed gets up to date on the emerging and ambiguous regulatory framework for production, distribution and retailing of cannabis in the aftermath of Washington Initiative 502. Plus conversation on the state of industrial hemp, small scale growing operations, the...


Feb 3, 2013

Jamaican friend Nadine banters with Uncle Weed about Jamaica's national dishes and alias nicknames before gamely sharing her techniques for the unofficial people's favourite "jerk" – along with a real-time example of a pork shoulder sizzling on a – ubiquitous and rugged – gas-can grill while sharing her...


Jan 27, 2013

Sparking a morning joint, Uncle Weed recounts a reef trip with Harold, acquiring lobster from John Wesley – member of The Silverlights – house band of Leroy's bar, breaks down lobster physiology, discusses geo-cultural differences between parishes & regions, reviews of recent meals of skipjack and...