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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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Sep 20, 2017

One Bad Turn Deserves Another

My first bicycle was a present for Christmas the year I turned six. I had outgrown the pedal car that had replaced the tricycle of several years earlier.

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Sep 20, 2017

Mysteries Revealed

One of the mysteries of my early life was the occasional dispatch of one of our ‘maids’ -- as household helpers were known then -- usually Ruby, to make

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Sep 19, 2017

Len' Mi Yuh Fount'n Town

Jones Town is an inner-city community in Kingston. It is situated to the south of Cross Roads and directly west of National Heroes Park (formerly Kingston

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Sep 19, 2017

A Vegetable By Any Other Name

She could be heard every Sunday morning, rain or shine. From all the way down at Thompson Street, when she was barely audible, her call grew increasingly

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Sep 19, 2017

Haircuts And A Close Shave

I got a pedal car as a Christmas gift when I was about five years old. It was unlike any I had seen or have seen since, in that unlike most pedal cars,

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Sep 01, 2017

Food a Yard

Dis lang time me a farrin, Me have fi tell you dis - Of all de tings deh back a yard De food is wha' me miss! Gimme me sweet potato, Yampie an' cornpone;

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Sep 01, 2017

Chris'mas a Jamaica

Wha' happen den, Mas Charlie? Ah, chile, is dream me a dream, 'Bout Chris'mas in Jamaica - So lang ago it seem. Yuh know we las' spen' Chris'mas deh In

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