Every weekend I will have a blog post where I ask and answer questions. It is a good way for readers to get to know more about me and also helps me to get feedback on a number of questions. Are you a patriotic person who knows a lot about your country's history and geography? I am patriotic and have some Jamaican souvenirs. Jamaica celebrated its 51st anniversary of Independence last Tuesday, August 6. I live in St. Mary, a parish situated in the North Eastern section of the island. Our national symbols are as follows :- national fruit - ackee, national flower - lignum vitae, national bird -The Jamaican Streamer Tail Hummingbird and national tree - Blue Mahoe.
Candle holders featuring our national bird
As usual I am participating in Friendship Friday hosted by Create With Joy where the theme this week is Birthdays. What's your favourite way to celebrate your birthday? Birthdays are rather quiet for me since my twin sister's death. We used to go places, have a special lunch and of course at home there would be cake and ice-cream. Has anyone every planned a surprise party for you? I have never had a surprise birthday party. We would go somewhere and not have parties. What is your favourite cake and ice-cream combination? Any cake with icing and Grapenut ice-cream. Share your favourite birthday memory? My favourite birthday memory was when my twin and I celebrated our 21st birthday in the beautiful parish of Portland,Jamaica. We had a nice meal at the Trident Hotel and it was great to see the birds roaming around. Here are pictures of that special birthday.