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Sep 22, 2017

It Must Be Thursday - Part 2

The no-nonsense Mrs. Mendez had earned the reputation of being a disciplinarian, such that even Mrs. Donaldson seemed almost an angel by comparison. Her

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Sep 22, 2017

It Must Be Thursday - Part 1

“Miss D burs’! Miss D burs’!” The spindly-legged boy shouted from his lookout post at the side of the school building, then started running towards the

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Sep 22, 2017

Making Impressions - Part 2

The rural bus lines sported the familiar names of Magnet, Herolin, Romance, Stream in the Valley, Victor, Bugle Boy, Western Flyer, Clarendon Comet, Blue

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Sep 22, 2017

Making Impressions - Part 1

“Cooya ‘G’, im de try fi ‘peak!” (“Look here, ‘G’, he is trying to speak properly!”) I would have found the remark amusing, if I had not been its subject.

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Sep 21, 2017

Head And Tales Of The Ambassador - Part 2

As darkness fell, from every street in the community people would come streaming towards Thompson Street, on their way to enjoy the latest cinematic offering

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Sep 21, 2017

Heads And Tales Of The Ambassador - Part 1

In the 1940s, Kingston’s moviegoers already had their pick of covered and open-air cinemas. In the first category were the prestigious Carib and Movies

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Sep 21, 2017

Getting The Boot

My father’s younger brother, Charles (Uncle “P” - for Pops), returned home from England in 1946, having ‘won the war'. I lost no time in sharing with my

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Sep 20, 2017

Teachers Great And Small

My earliest recollections of ‘real’ school relate to my attendance at All Saints Infant School, on Matthew’s Lane (“Matches” Lane, the common mispronunciation),

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