|Nailing the creative spot
When you live in Jamaica you learn to 'tun yuh han mek fashion' Jamaican-style, as two artists demonstrated with exceptional skill last week. At The Devonshire, Jamaicans were invited to end their search for fantastic furniture, while at the Mutual Life Gallery, Nosbourne Lee literally justified the cause of piling junk metal.
Literary arts - Mr Banton's Soul
'I,' said the fly, 'With my little eye, I saw him die.' I had learnt those lines about Cock Robin when I was an infant. I recite the whole poem sometimes, as I walk the length and breadth of Washington Boulevard. Daily, I walk, and I see things.
Literary arts - Minaroo Kataga
He was bored and worried. Prospecting surveys had indicated great potential in the area so he had pumped practically all his resources into the venture. But the rains, the darn seasonal downpours, were threatening his livelihood and future.
Book review - A journey of painful memories
They say Jamaicans make up the largest group of foreigners locked away in the British prison system. And it's no wonder, if we are to take Enrico Stennett at his word on how badly mistreated West Indians have been over the last 60 years in the United Kingdom.
Abolition Watch: Massacre on the 'Zong' - outrage against humanity
This is a regular feature which will be published by The Sunday Gleaner as its contribution to the work of the Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee.