Ramon Radekal Epic Nichols: I remember when I used to just sit in my house and talk with my family; no electronics distracting us.
Stacy Zion: I remember going to the pantomime and actually enjoying theatre.
Tamara Williams: I remember just being a child playing ring games, climbing trees, running a boat, dinner time telling duppy stories. I will be forever grateful for my experiences that I had as a child in Jamaica. We didn't have much but we had a rich life.
Marlene Brown: I remember living with my grandma in the country. Those were the best five months of my childhood.
Duane Ogilvie: I remember taking the Jolly bus, after school, just for fun. It took me on a tour of Kingston. Good times!
Hard-rich Henry: I remember when your neighbours were your best friends, and looked out for each other.
Nellie Jackson: I remember growing up in Hallifax, St Mary. There was so much love with the family; they shared everything they had, no matter how small it was.
Palmx Palmer: I remember Sundays were set aside for family, and in the evenings we got dressed up and took a walk and listened for the ice-cream man.
Honest Man Pnp: I remember running to my grandma after I'd caused trouble. I remember stealing mangoes from the neighbour's yard. I admit I was horrible, but I was a kid.
DHonorary Delmar Evabless Parker: I remember box juice, box-juice truck, marbles, bouncy with elastic bands, rubber ball cricket.
Donovan Shaun: I remember visiting families in Port Antonio, Portland, and having the time of my life eating mangoes and sugar cane.
Marcia Deslandes: I remember Saturday mornings with 'Ring Ding' and Miss Lou, and all the kids came to our house to watch the black-and-white TV.
Pauline Linton: I remember going to the spring to catch water and using meat strings to play jump rope with friends.
Deval Sterling: I remember running out to Top Road with pan and buckets to get water from the water truck.
Olga Crowder: I remember summer time back on the farm in Lewisburgh, St Mary, just having fun, eating mangoes, roast breadfruit with ackee and salt fish, playing in the river all day and catching fish. Picking and eating all those fruits that grow naturally in St Mary, and are expensive these days in some parts of the world, was great.
Tamar Allen: I remember discipline, respect for each other. I remember my high-school years, brotherhood and good food.
Edward Fray: I remember Free Zone and the early days of Portmore.
Sophia Williams: I remember, as a young girl at Wolmer's Preparatory School, buying a bag juice after school was out. I had fun drinking those. I also remember seeing men on my street selling their produce, namely, callaloo, no matter the weather. Great memories growing up on a beautiful island!
Julian Johnson: I remember playing splashings when it rained and making board horse and paper boats. After splashing your classmates, your uniform and your bag with all your books got wet and a beating awaited you at home from your parents. Oh, the good old days! I remember rushing for the broom to sweep the classroom after lunch to avoid rest period. And lunch was Nutri bun and cherry milk. I remember going home for lunch in primary school because our yard was just down the road.
Fiona So Bless Doeman: I remember Coconut Park.
Dalton Anderson: I remember flying my kite and playing football on the street.
Milton Miller: I remember when I used to travel on the train from Kingston to my late grandmother in St Bess. Also on a trip to MoBay, I saw the real beauty of Jamaica.
Corky Lewis: I remember when we had to carry water from the well and fill a 55-gallon barrel every morning before we walked two miles to school.
Jacqueline Henry: I remember going to my grandma's and helping her grater coconuts for making cooking oil in a big black pot on the wood fire.
Corky Lewis: I remember when I was a kid, being sent to my grandparents in the country to pick pimento, mango and coconut.
Jerry A. Wright: I remember 'Fudgy'.
We took to Facebook and Twitter and asked readers, 'What do you remember about growing up in Jamaica?'