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

Work. It can offer validity and a means of escape, help fight loneliness and boost self-esteem and, possibly, sink relationships or improve one's social standing. Such theories are explored in a collection of 32 short stories titled Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar, edited by Richard Ford.

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

Arranged by season for the freshest results, The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook contains more than 100 recipes for jams, preserves and marmalades.Included are marmalades of bergamot, pink grapefruit and Meyer lemons.Spring is time for rhubarb, strawberries...

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

Recently, the Official Secrets Act has been attracting increased interest since the prime minister has stated Government's intention to repeal it. The Act, passed by the United Kingdom Parliament 100 years ago, is not on the statute books of Jamaica, but nevertheless applies because Jamaica was once a British colony.

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

It Begins with Silence - The Art of Mindful Reflection is the work of meditation teacher and former Buddhist monk Stephen Schettini.

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

So help me God

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

You are the past

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Never ceasing to caress my willing brain

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

My mind does clockwork faster than time

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Paul Issa Publications, in conjunction with Edna Manley College and Novelty Trading Company, invites the public to the launch of 3 Jamaican Plays: A Post Colonial Anthology (1977-1987) on Monday, April 11 at 6 p.m.

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A characteristic flaw in the Jamaican temperament is the tendency to discount our treasures, forget the wisdom of the past and learn too little from the deeds of our distinguished ancestors.

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The University of Technology (UTech), through its Centre for the Arts and the Calvin McKain Library, in association with the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), will on Tuesday, April 12, recognise the creative genius of two of the Caribbean's...

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The 1970s was the golden age of the Jamaican creative scene, establishing Jamaica as the voice of the Third World. An artistic ferment was under way with Bob Marley and the Rastafarian movement, the theatrical release of Perry Henzell's classic The Harder They Come as well as the burgeoning theatre and art scene. Jamaica was enjoying a cultural revolution.

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A state in western India banned Pulitzer-Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi last Wednesday after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship. The author says his work is being misinterpreted.

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

As cars speed by on the busy country road, it seems it would be easy to miss the willowy Rastafarian standing at the roadside. Not so though, when that man is standing next to a collection of eye-catching handmade handbags and slippers created with colourful designs.

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following is the first of a new monthly series prepared by the Jamaica China Friendship Association, seeking to explore issues of Chinese history in Jamaica as well as ongoing relations between the two nations.

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

During her childhood in Cornwall Barracks, Portland, healing herbs were a natural way of community life for Ivelyn Harris. "Any children around the yard, they used to send us to pick this and that. We grow up knowing what plants good for eczema and other ailments," she said.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Award-winning novelist Garfield Ellis launched his latest novel, Till I'm Laid To Rest, in Miami, Florida, earlier this month.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday, the NCB Foundation launched the Michael Lee-Chin Youth Leadership Series. This was done in association with UWI (University of the West Indies) Leaders, Engaged, Activated, Dedicated, ready to Serve (UWI LEADS) at Mona.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This Issue of the prestigious publication, The Jamaica Journal, is a special double issue.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Randy Richards loves taking pictures. He always has. He's a 22- year-old student at the University of Technology (UTech) where he's studying to be the next computer whiz, but his true love is photography.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Mutabaruka addressed two Old Testament tales in detail when he spoke at the United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI) recently.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Annually, The Saint International Avant Garde Designer of the Year contest seeks to inspire and reward a Jamaican designer whose creative vision extends beyond the boundaries of the ordinary. At this year's staging on the East Lawns of Devon House, the winning piece 'Shape Of Glass' was a creation that took the Avant Garde theme to new heights.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Baptist Pastor and Gleaner columnist Devon Dick has written a second work The Cross and The Machete: Native Baptist-Identity, Ministry and Legacy which is as important as it is timely. As is the case with his earlier work, Rebellion to Riot the focus is on what has been known in Jamaican history as the Morant Bay Rebellion, 1865.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Renford Lewis was the proverbial 'thorn among the roses' at a recent Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) graduation ceremony. "I am very glad to be among the (mostly) women graduating class! I did not even finish school, so I could not read or write. Now that has changed," Lewis said while looking over his certificate.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On the third day of the United Theological College of the West Indies' Founder's Week celebrations, poet and broadcaster, Mutabaruka, expounded on 'A Rastafari Perspective on the Hebrew Bible'. He ended up questioning several Old Testament stories - including the tale of creation from 'in the beginning'...

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