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Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dream is just dreaming It only lasts for one day, no longerJust a night

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's the same old story and same old song

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Editor,

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Maybe if I was someone else you would climb a mountain for me

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Beyond St Petersburg, 16 miles south in Tsarskoe Selo, aka Tsar's Village, lies fabulous Catherine's Palace.

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican poet Ishion Hutchinson has won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry with his debut collection Far District.

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dr Garth 'Shaka Pow' McDonald is an easily recognisable face within two vastly different fields in Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Irving Burgie has wasted little time in his 87 years. Some of his most memorable moments were spent writing pop standards such as Day-O, Jamaica Farewell, Island In The Sun and the Christmas carol, Mary's Boy Child.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There should be no shortage of children's books in the store near you, but Sharryn Dawson's Money Basics for Kids: Financial Literacy for Children is certainly not the typical children's tale of fantasy creatures and worlds that defy the conventions of normalcy.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chris Browne, award-winning writer/producer/di-rector, was born and raised in rural Jamaica without what many now consider basic necessities such as a television sets and telephones.

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following is another in a series of articles provided by the Jamaica China Friendship Association.

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Leaders often ask why people are not more productive, and how to to get them to be more disciplined, time-conscious and concerned about the quality of their work. They usually don't like the answer that I most often give: 'The fish stinks the worst at the head'.

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following is the conclusion of a feature on R.N.A Henriques, one of Jamaica's most seasoned legal minds.

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For years I've been hearing about the magnificent treasures of the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, a city founded in 1703 by Russia's Peter the Great in his quest to have a navy and port with access to the Baltic Sea.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Wayne Brown died in September 2009, but his colleagues and students - not necessarily in that order - spoke for him recently at 'The Scent of the Past: Stories and Remembrances'.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Amy Winehouse was not yet a paparazzi darling when she travelled to Teaneck, New Jersey in 2002 to record songs for Frank, her debut album for Island Records. One of the musicians who worked with her on that project was veteran Jamaican session guitarist, Earl'Chinna' Smith.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Members of the Development Bank of Jamaica, after their Annual General Meeting, took time to tour the exhibition, 'From War to Windrush/War Lest We Forget', on display until September 14 in the Tower Street Exhibition Hall...

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

At the end of Push, the heartbreaking 1996 novel that introduced the character of Precious, baby Abdul represents a glimmer of hope amid the grim landscape of the main character's troubled life.

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica has never been short of legal luminaries whose brilliance has made bright the pages of judicial history here, in the courts of England and the sanctum sanctorum of Commonwealth jurisprudence, the Privy Council.

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

COURTTIA Newland has been a busy bee. It's been just two months since the award-winning author published his most recent work, ...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tanya Shirley, author of She Who Sleeps With Bones, is still amazed at the treatment poetry was given at the eighth World Poetry Festival, held in Venezuela from June...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Has it pleased thy Heavens to try me with affliction?

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The highlight of any trip to London for me is lunch at Le Gavroche, 43 Upper Brook Street, just off Park Lane. This is fine dining in elegant surroundings with superb service and a discerning clientele.

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In June 2009, at the launch of Tanya Shirley's debut poetry collection, She Who Sleeps With Bones, (Peepal Tree Press) at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, Dr Michael Bucknor said it marked the arrival on the...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

"Today I can say God is awesome," Rosemarie Benjamin declared with quiet conviction. The health professional just finished recounting the most agonising period of her life, a period during which her self-esteem took a nosedive as her health failed and finances dried up.

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