‘Leggo Beast’ Tamed At School

Students whose creativity is highly developed are inclined to be unruly. They are also likely to become the filmmakers, musicians, fashion designers, hair stylists, entertainment lawyers, etc, of the future. They need special care, not abuse. I think all high schools should identify creative students who can be allowed some freedom of expression.

Time for Jamaican Language Day

I carefully pointed out differences between the grammar of English and Jamaican. At the end of one of the classes, an attentive man asked, "Why nobody never teach us like this before?" Perhaps, because the Ministry of Education is satisfied with the status quo.

Derek Walcott’s loose tongue

The imported tools of empire made the young Walcott envious, alienating him from his own culture. He would later claim both English and his own St Lucian Creole as intimate languages to voice his distinctive Caribbean identity.

What’s up at the National Gallery?

In email correspondence with me, Dr Poupeye confirmed that one of the criteria used to select entries in the juried section is "practical feasibility, for instance with regards to size". Why is this criterion selectively applied to the juried section and not to invited artists?

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