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Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Let's play pretend. Pretend that tomorrow will forget to come; And we must live as best as we can from today; Smile at our neighbours, wave to our friends.

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Heather Augustyn would have listened to heartland rockers like John Mellencamp while growing up in Indiana, but her musical taste was never limited to rock and roll.

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In an address which I gave at the Bank of Jamaica auditorium on February 9, 1984, I reported on the Jamaican outcome over the first three years, 1981-83, compared with that of other countries.

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Christmas is just around the corner and with it will come the yearly headache of choosing the right gifts for the right people. Well, why not go for books this year? Books are always popular and it's not as difficult, as you might think, to find books to satisfy all your friends and family.

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP): America's premier ballet company paid tribute in Havana to Cuban dance legend Alicia Alonso as two cultures separated by a half century of political animus came together - for an evening at least - behind a mutual appreciation for art.

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Protesters at a North Carolina university are calling for changes to a part of campus dedicated to anything-goes speech, after someone painted racist graffiti directed at President Barack Obama.North Carolina State students blocked access overnight to...

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga is all set to launch volume two of his detailed auto-biography on November 8, at an event to be held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Montreal is a marvelously multicultural city. Our Berber taxi driver is thrilled that we had visited his native Morocco earlier this year. The Spanish-born shoe salesman tells us how he loves the city while our Bangladeshi waiters (college graduates) are busily studying French to increase their employment opportunities.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dr Anthony Vendryes, the prolific Gleaner health columnist and nutrition expert, is out with another book of health tips and guidelines, especially for women.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cindy stood next to the old Nissan and chewed her nails anxiously. She craned her head to peer through the glass windows of the driving-test centre. Past the long line of people extending almost to the front doors, she saw four or five people behind the counter. The examiners.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ever since Johannes Gutenberg invented mechanically movable type that ushered in the printing process in the 15th century, the question of the survival of the book has been raised every time there has been a new technological advance.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Painter Gerard Hanson's exhibition, 'Jamaica Home From Home', which was cancelled in May due to the unrest in west Kingston, began last Thursday at the Revolution Gallery in St Andrew.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

My mother used to sit around the Singer sewing machine pedalling away, singing and humming, humming and singing, and sewing. The songs, replete with African retentions, were Revivalist songs, songs to make you think, songs to make you reflect, songs to make you fret.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Renorene Graham, operator of the Little Feet Early Childhood Development Centre in Spanish Town, has lauded the St Catherine Cooperative Credit Union for enhancing school safety.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Five months ago, Princeton Brown, a 19-year-old academic over-achiever living in Port Antonio, Portland, sat at home trying to figure out what to do with his life.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There are a few things you should keep in mind if you plan to purchase a copy of Usain Bolt's auto biography My Story: Being the World's Fastest Man.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Associated Press:Jose Alaniz spent about a week sorting and packing each comic book - carefully, lovingly.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For businesswoman Andrea Dempster, the determination to make Bookophilia - her popular Hope Road book store, café and lounge - a success, is driven by her personal passion for books and a desire to eventually prove that Jamaicans do read and can be encouraged to read more.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Master Painter Barrington Watson celebrates a milestone of 50 years of drawing with the publication of a new book, Barrington: 50 Years of drawing 1958-2008, depicting more than 200 drawings dating back to 1958.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Of late, I, Oxy Moron, have been thinking very much about our existence in this unfolding universe, trying to figure out some of the mysteries of life, and wondering why the world is replete with so much...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In celebration of National Heritage Month 2010, the National Gallery of Jamaica is pleased to present a panel discussion to accompany its current exhibition,...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ecumenical: Something's the matter with the clergy this day

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Redefining myself: In the midst of my pain,In the midst of my fears,I cry out, Lord help me to redefine myself.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

But for the bloody Grenada revolution of 1983, life in the small territories that comprise the Windward Islands is considered docile compared to larger Caribbean countries like Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some of us are blessed with good neighbours. Those of you who keep fit by climbing the rocky, pot-holed, eroding-around-the-edges and threatening-to-collapse road known as Mountain Spring, Kingston 6, might be surprised to learn that up to 12 years ago Daniel Theophilous Palmer, Esquire, lived just before the mouth of the spring.

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