The Australian city of Melbourne will get more than its share of Jamaican music this week with the showing of several documentaries on the history of reggae. The Australia leg of the fourth Raggamuffin Festival will also be in town...
There's a rift brewing among residents of Manchioneal, the seaside community in Portland, where I once met a woman who could tie a bow with her tongue. True story, but more on that another time. There's more pressing business going on in Manchioneal now...
Singer David 'Macka Ruffin' McAnuff was in the island recently to record songs for a new album which will be released in Jamaica and Japan, where he has lived for more than 20 years."It was important for me to come here and record, yuh nuh.
Dear Mario: I am a gainfully employed professional. I have lusted at fast cars for as far back as I can remember. I bought my dream car three years ago. As anyone in this hobby/sport can tell, it is very expensive.
Whether it's to blow off some steam after work or just to catch up with friends, Jamaicans are always looking for a new place to hang out. With so many options, where do you choose? Let Saturday Life give you tips on finding your new 'spot'.
They tantalise you as you traipse gingerly in those one-size-too-small wedge heels and woo you with an irresistible top or outfit that triggers oh-my-God screams and convince you to swipe your credit card now and suffer a migraine over mountains of debt later.
Hi, folks, this week I have a treat for you. Some of my friends refer to this device as the portable TV set, or the handy flat-screen TV. The actual name for this device is the mini multimedia portable projector (PP).
Whether you're a hard-core techie who just nabbed the latest PDA with optional inductive charging, or someone still trying to master the beginner level on 'snake', everyone in today's world has a gadget he seemingly cannot live without.
I remember when I used to buy freshly baked hot hard-dough bread from a popular bakery in Montego Bay and finding the nearest supermarket to buy 'best butter' to lavishly spread over the hot broken bread.
While driving along a dirt road in the St Catherine community called Clover Hill, recently, it suddenly occurred to me that I had lost my way. It appeared I had unwittingly taken a wrong turn somewhere and had ended up on a private road in the midst...
I had been standing at the same spot for more than 10 minutes and was on the verge of blowing a major fuse when the cashier yelled: "Next in line!" We all inched forward. I was one of about 15 persons in line at one of those bill-payment places in Liguanea, St Andrew.
THE 1990s are usually regarded as the golden age of dancehall, as far as chart success in the United States and Europe is concerned. But Caribbean acts saw even more chart action on both sides of the Atlantic during the 'noughties'.