Sun | Feb 28, 2021

Art & Leisure

Workers of the Louvre museum lift a painting called ‘Christ on the Cross Adored by Two Donors’ by Spanish painter El Greco, as it returns from an exhibition at the Chicago Institute, in the Louvre museum in Paris.

The 518-year-old Mona Lisa has seen many things in her life on a wall, but rarely this: Almost four months with no Louvre visitors. As she stares out through bulletproof glass into the silent Salle des Etats, in what was once the world’s most-...

New Year’s Day Another year vanishes with firework smoke, Warm spring quietly sneaks into households. Opening doors and windows embrace a fresh sunshine, New lucky charms are up blessing a prosperous time. Written by Wang Anshi Translated by...
Lost Stitches Front Cover

Book: Lost Stitches – Daniel Archer Melville with Rachel Manley Reviewer: Jeffrey Carl Cobham In part one of this review published last Sunday, February 21, the reviewer gave a general overview of the book as the author introduced us to his...

This is the second time I will be spending Chinese New Year in Jamaica, and it is a different experience. On February 9, I asked my Jamaican students taking the course Survey of Chinese Culture how much they knew about Chinese New Year, and to my...

STEM is an emerging approach to learning and development that integrates the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The approach is designed to position our youth to access the unfolding opportunities presented by the...

In the third part of this special initiative, we reproduce a chapter from the ethics handbook highlighting the need for solidarity. This handbook, written by Professor R. Clive Landis, chair of the task force, and Dr Anna Kasafi Perkins, ethicist...

I am in love with poetry You are beautiful to me. Your presence is powerfully wonderful. You have a special way with words that electrify my soul. Your personality is hypnotising. Your ideas are diverse and...

The field of virtual teaching and learning is growing exponentially, hence the need for high-quality online programmes. With the challenges of COVID-19, schools are grappling with approaches that can catapult successful online teaching and learning...

The gathering of verses below, from Caribbean-born poets, in the 2021 Meeting Ground Valentine edition, sing eloquently of experiences with love for: man, woman, child, ‘grandpa’ and the family unit. Enjoy – Ann-Margaret Lim The Dream after...

Although I’ve been writing for The Gleaner and The Sunday Gleaner since 1981 – that’s forty years – it still surprised me when complete strangers started stopping me to say they missed my articles. In sixteen months, I hadn’t submitted anything for...
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