We're at Cipriani Downtown, West Broadway and Broome Street, sitting outdoors since the October weather is still mild, though it's 10 p.m. We watch the arrival of skinny women in slacks, furry, trimmed tops, and high, high heels. Then two men arrive, press a button and, slowly, an iron stairway descends.
Members of the Kiwanis Clubs of 23 West, which comprises 17 clubs from the parishes of St Catherine, Clarendon and Manchester, turned out at the 3D Projects facility along Monk Street in Spanish Town on November 13 to give it a face lift.
In the Great Flood, it is said, Noah, on instruction from God, took a pair of each animal into the ark. But now, in all the talk about Heaven, I am yet to hear of any plans for the animals and other non-human creatures of this Earth. The lion and the lamb, one crass and overzealous, the other mild, are the only two that are mentioned.
It's that time of year again! Ahh, the refreshing Christmas breeze, discounts at retail stores, family dinners and gifts galore. A big part of the season also involves sending Christmas cards to family and friends all over the world. These days, email has perhaps become the more popular option but, really, an actual card with a hand-written message still has a far more personal feel.
Veronica Blake Carnegie reflected on once upon a time when she spoke at the launch of her second book in about three months last Thursday afternoon. She told those gathered at the St Andrew Parish Library, Tom Redcam Drive, that "once upon a time begins a story, and when we were young we looked forward to 'once upon a time'".
One of the things I get asked most frequently by readers of the 'Careers' section is how to deal with being treated unfairly. Readers have asked what they can do not to let resentment and bitterness adversely affect their productivity or destroy important relationships at work.
The following is an excerpt from remarks given at last Sunday's opening of 'From War to Windrush' and 'War ... Lest We Forget', by Merrick Needham, member, oversight board, Jamaica Military Museum and Library.
This week we bring you Part two of our four-week series of excerpts from Volume two of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga's autobiography My Life and Leadership: Hard Road to Travel.In 1985, the year in which the most severe adjustments were to be...