Six years ago, Sabrina Reynolds sat in her tiny cubicle at a St Andrew bank, bored out of her mind. She was doing well at her job and even liked the people she worked with, but her heart just was not into it.
I was in a predicament the other day. You see, I was trying to evade the Bank of Too Many Fees (BTMF). But, it seemed to have had branches at ATM booths all over the place. And why was I running scared, you might ask? It was the bank and not the police.
Dr Alfred Sangster makes the underdog status of the then College of Arts, Science and Technology's (CAST), relative to its Papine/Mona neighbour the University of the West Indies (UWI), clear from the...
Art In The Caribbean - An Introduction is an absolutely marvellous book. Small enough to carry with you to read anywhere - eight and a half inches square and just half an inch thick - but encyclopedic in breadth of information, not just on art but also on the history of the Caribbean.
The Chinese Lantern Festival which marks the end of celebrations of the Chinese New Year took place last Thursday. The following article was prepared by the Embassy of the People's Republic of China to explain some of the finer points of the festival.
The Mutual Gallery's first exhibition for 2011 centres around the demonstration of talent among the younger generation of artists with the opening of 'Art Fresh 2011' on Thursday, February 24 at 7 p.m.Staged in...
Valentine's Day took on a whole new meaning at Mountain View Primary School last Monday as employees from National Commercial Bank (NCB) Cross Roads, Windward Road and Matilda's Corner branches visited the school to spend time treating students to reading sessions as well as pampering them with NCB-branded cupcakes.
It started out as the hiring of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, which was thrust into the limelight by another Phillips, who gave some great amount of fillip to a certain extradition drama, the likes of which only...
She has been with me all my life, though people have been telling me she isn't any good. Get rid of her they advise; she is not the passport to a good life. And there were times when I believed them when I was young. But, when I tried to extricate her from my being, I realised she would not leave.
Egypt is eternal; Cairo, the only place in the world beyond all my expectations, more ethereal than anything I'd imagined. To stand in the interior darkness of a Pharaoh's burial tomb inside a great pyramid is an awesome experience which transports one beyond all domestic reality, like the heartbeat of the sea, wave after wave.
Saffron's Choice is the latest of three novels by Caroline Bell Foster, a British writer of Jamaican parentage who lives in Nottingham, England. The story begins in 'No Worries', an exotic and successful coffee bar, popularly called 'Lucas' place' after the young, handsome Italian owner.