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    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...
    • Gravel in his shoes

    • Man-woman relationships
    • The washerwoman did the laundry with meticulous care in the same way that she ordered her personal life, choosing to live above the common concerns and unkind gossip of her neighbours. She just wanted to be left alone to savour the living bond...
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    • Special events - Jamaica; Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (Jamaica); Baugh, Kenneth; Evans-Bailey, C.; Patterson, Wynante; Preston, A. Z.; Vice-Chancellors - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; College administrators - Caribbean Area,...
    • The ground-breaking ceremony for new premises to house the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI) took place on Wednesday, March 21, 1984 at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Kenneth Baugh, Minister of Health (far right) is seen relaxing after breaking ground...
    • Background to Arthur

    • Best friends ; Biographical fiction
    • The author recalls the life story of his best friend, Arthur, who grew up in a church orphanage that believed in raising “ children on religion and starvation”. The harsh cruelty with which he was treated as a child and later hardships in life did...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • A Man can laugh

    • Boxing ; Love stories
    • Having just won the boxing match, Nick did not like listening to Spink, his manager, telling him that he would only be good for a few more fights because his legs were giving out. Nick’s uncertainty about the nature of the relationship between his...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...
    • Night shudders over all

    • Man-woman relationship; Marriage; Infidelity
    • Night time seems to bring to fore all sorts of events and behavior as people reach out for life or try to make sense of it. The author presents some examples, including: the wife who suspects her artist husband of philandering with his latest...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Pukka big pooh-bah pay

    • Nationalism ; Jamaica - Social conditions
    • Comments on the military parade put on by the British who made quite a show with their army trucks, motorcycles, ambulances and anti-aircraft guns- but there was no music. The absence of this vital ingredient leads the author to theorize that maybe...
    • God made Little apples

    • Man-woman relationships ; Life
    • A husband is fed up with the daily grind that allows him to eke out a decent existence, but prevents him from experiencing the joys of life. He feels trapped by respectability, a low paying job and his growing desire for the youthful live-in helper...
    • Erna Brodber in new edition of "8'O'clock Jamaica Time---Again".

    • Brodber, Erna; Authors, Jamaican; Theatre - Jamaica; Robinson, Claudia; Seymour, Ossie; Hutton, Rosalind; Brady, Harold.
    • "Jamaicans are a dying species.." is an observation made in this scene of the entirely new edition of "8'O'Clok Jamaica Time...Again", shown at the UWI Arts Lecture Theatre, In fear and trembling are (left to right) Claudia Robinson, Ossie Seymour,...

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