Unity is not the most uncommon name you’ll come across when going down a list of towns and villages in Jamaica. The story goes that Unity got its name via two brothers. The younger is said to have asked the elder for a loan of £1000 to buy a plot of land. He refused, with the result that their relationship fell apart. One Sunday, both brothers were in church when the sermon was preached on the importance of unity. The elder brother felt he’d been given a sign and raised the funds to help his brother purchase the land. You guessed it, they called the lot Unity
As you can see, it's not attractive; however, it is sweeter than your average grapefruit. First found in the wild, the ugli fruit has found a market and is being bred and bottled for commercial consumption.
Running behind visits again, but doing my best to catch up. Only sheer doggedness is making me continue the Challenge at this point. So much to do, too little time.
2011 Posting for 'U' in the Challenge.
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