September 23, 2018

Glossary of computer and Internet terms

Computers and the Internet have their own terminology that can be very confusing at first. I have compiled a glossary of the most common ones you will come across. For a more comprehensive list go to www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html and the very latest ones are at www.webopedia.com/new_terms. ADN. Advanced Digital Network. Usually refers to a 56Kbps leased-line. […]

C-H-S Reunion

The C-H-S as it was known in 1949 Came about at a very crucial time When the Island was full of children galore Yearning for knowledge and ways to explore. The world out there in all its glory Was waiting to tell us another story. There were schools already on the Island I’m sure you’d […]

Prep for Success Recipes: Dad’s boiled fruit cake

Cayman Prep and High School have produced a book of multi-cultural family recipes that everyone can enjoy. It was made possible through the selfless efforts of the parents of Cayman Prep students who worked tirelessly to see the project through to fruition. iNews will be serializing local and world recipes from Prep to Success which […]

Absinthe, the Green Fairy

A French doctor named Pierre Ordinaire invented absinthe at the end of the eighteenth century.  He invented it by distilling wormwood and several other herbs into an alcoholic base.  At the time it was considered a viable remedy for patients with various ailments. It was very addictive. Although it contains special properties that other alcoholic […]

Parents have a right to be nosey, says visiting pastor

“A child’s right to privacy should not be allowed to interfere with the duty of parenting,” says visiting pastor from the United States, Pastor Ralph Wheeler Jr. “Whatever happens to the child you are going to blame the parent, then the parent has the right to be involved. A parent has the right to be […]

Prep for Success recipes: Carrot ginger soup with coconut roasted shrimp

Cayman Prep and High School have produced a book of multi-cultural family recipes that everyone can enjoy. It was made possible through the selfless efforts of the parents of Cayman Prep students who worked tirelessly to see the project through to fruition. iNews will be serialising local and world recipes from Prep to Success which […]

The history of cheesecake

I can’t imagine a world without cheesecake. Actually, you’d have to search back to 776 BC, long before the first Cheesecake Factory opened as the Greeks are said to have served cheesecake to the athletes at the first Olympic games. The Romans soon caught on and spread the divine taste of cheesecake throughout Europe. From […]

Pope marks 9/11, says no violence in God’s name

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI insisted Saturday that violence must never be carried out in God’s name as he marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with a message to the United States. In a letter to New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, head of the U.S. bishops’ conference, Benedict said he […]

Prep for Success Recipes: Dirt cake

Cayman Prep and High School have produced a book of multi-cultural family recipes that everyone can enjoy. It was made possible through the selfless efforts of the parents of Cayman Prep students who worked tirelessly to see the project through to fruition. iNews will be serializing local and world recipes from Prep to Success which […]

Bluetooth is standardised wireless

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia, that has left Encyclopaedia Britannica (the ultimate reference source in my days of learning) collecting dust on the shelves, provides this concise description of Bluetooth. It is not a rotting tooth in your mouth so read on without alarm. “Bluetooth is a proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over […]