Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | November 25, 2012
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Metallic art - From cold sheets to subtle designs
Thomas Alva Edison's saying, "a genius is one per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration", could fit Arthur Harriott, who is turning metal from its rustic form into subtle and intricate pieces of furniture and objects of daily use.

Striving to become a master artist
Spanish Town-born artist Delroy Milwood said that he intends to use his paintbrush to achieve his dream as one of the nation's top artists. Milwood, who was raised in the Brunswick Avenue area of the 'Old Capital', said that he is now formalising his artistic endeavours and has now enrolled at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.

An interesting peek at the justice system
Two powerful books were recently launched at the Norman Manley Law School, UWI, Mona, last Wednesday, November 14 - Howard Hamilton's Born to Defend and Adam McIntyre's Understanding the Criminal.

Atlas highlights Jamaica's vulnerability to natural hazards
With as much as half of the year designated the atlantic hurricane season, there can be little doubt about Jamaica's vulnerability to natural hazards. And if ever there was need for a reminder, Superstorm Sandy which swept through parts of the Caribbean and the United States east coast a month ago, should still be fresh in our collective minds.

Sunday Sauce - When the Lord intervenes
It's their divine right, they suppose, to jump on to the bus of their choice to 'trace' all and sundry. Angels sent by God, harbingers of doom, soothsayers they all are. Some toothless, some penniless, some fearless and fare-less.

Short Story - Stop And Stare
Tasha rolled her eyes at the young man eyeing her from across the schoolyard. He was clearly new, because as far as Tasha could tell, she had no idea who he was. She could feel his eyes gallivanting all over her body ever since the lunch bell rang. This boy was just sitting there on the fifth form block railing just staring at her like a little creep.

Short Story - Through Love's eyes
Shattered and broken she has left me, in a hollow damp box, lost in her affliction. My essence is lost and the vigour of my perfume has been diluted or is completely diffused in misconception, mental slavery and overwhelming oppression.

This week's shutterbugs
'Tis the season to be jolly, when food, lights and gifts converge ... shutterbugs too!

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