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    • 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...
    • And one

    • Philosophy ; Love stories
    • 1,461 persons perished aboard the torpedoed vessel, and the odd figure of one makes the protagonist ponder the meaning of life as “…The vastness of the heavens and its stars made him think of infinity and the relative insignificance of a lone...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Talisman

    • Love; Man-woman relationship
    • He decided that the wonderful almost mystical bonding between them as lovers had to be broken, and to him fell the unpleasant task. He felt that he had given his all to the affair while to her it was not serious but something she could set aside...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • 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...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...

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