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This is a question that has been asked numerous times in the past. Let us ask IT again: What is romance? Surely, beyond the realm of the obvious of the mushiness and those dimpled emoticons, there are instances, manifestations, and experiences that...

Fans of Jon Land’s thrillers featuring fifth-generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong will be pleased to hear that the new book in the series is a lot like the first 10 as the hero, a cross between Wild Bill Hickok and Wonder Woman, dispatches a...

Parris Lyew-Ayee’s childhood in St Thomas is replete with blissful joy. From catching janga (shrimps) in the rivers of St Thomas; learning to swim in the sea, which was in his backyard in Yallahs Bay; to attending Kumina meetings are some of the...

As the rescheduled 2020 West Indies Test tour of England proceeds in extraordinary circumstances, we should not forget 1973, a year of firsts for the regional team. It was the team’s maiden Test victory against England after losing in Test matches...

Ice cream has been described as “happiness condensed”, so what better way to boost your mood during this pandemic summer than to bring the hues and patterns of this frozen treat into your living space? A few well-chosen accessories, a can of paint...

Fly like a bird We’re going to fly like a bird in the sky. We’re going to fly like a bird in the sky. We’re going to fly like a bird in the sky. We’re going to fly like a bird in the sky. Peaceful birds, not angry birds. Birds flying from...

NEW YORK (AP): A stage production of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me, his prize-winning book about racism and police violence, is being adapted by HBO for a special this fall. HBO announced last Thursday that the programme will feature...

The poems below are Part 3 of the Meeting Ground: Poems in the Time of COVID-19 series. – Ann-Margaret Lim L for Locked Out Some things are beyond the cutting edge of poems. Like this true story (BBC report with photographs) of this widow in a...

This was supposed to be the year of the comeback for Boysie Dikobe, a South African dancer recovering from his second hip replacement and gearing up to get back on stage when the coronavirus hit. Dikobe, a 29-year-old dancer who performs with a...
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