William Mahfood: Maintaining a Long-life Legacy
There are individuals in this nation that when they walk into a room or when you hear their names, people pause….because their very presence inspires hope. When they speak, you stop to listen and when...
Preparing Your Child For School
Ting-a-ling-a-ling!! School bell a ring and it’s back to school again! With a new school year comes new experiences, new teachers and perhaps new classmates or even a new school. How do you ensure ...
Meet Tamar McKenzie, 'Blakka' Ellis and a new idea called NASPA Who is Tamar McKenzie? Tamar McKenzie is an entrepreneurial prodigy. At 15 years old, she demonstrated exemplary business acumen and pas...
5 Skills Single Parent Should Have
Let's face it, single being a parent is hard work! It is demanding, hectic and stressful and whatever the outcome or consequence, the buck stops with you. Despite the many challenges though, parenting...
The Artistic Therapy of Shelita’s World
Every so often, there comes an artist that helps us to interpret the world as we know it through their vision. Even if for a mere second, their art pieces can transport us into the depths of their deepest thoughts and release a silent scream we simply can’t ignore. Today's contemporary art curators owe a monumental debt to the ‘brave ones’ who didn’t take no for an answer. Like most things in life begging to be defined, ‘art’ is left to varied interpretations; what many may see as dull and boring will spark an ingenious idea in another. By definition ‘art’ is viewed as a honed skill —de...Continue reading
Ok ladies so let’s talk brows. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, I get it, but the popular Instagram eyebrow that is trending of dark, over-painted, vinyl looking brows are extremely unnatural and can overwhelm delicate features and actually make the eyes look smaller. I love that more persons are embracing bold brows but ladies there is a BIG difference between heavy and full. For tips on achieving a well-groomed brow that will complement your facial features keep reading. According to world renowned makeup artist Rae Morris, “When it comes to facial features, little has more power...Continue reading
A genre-bending sonic lesson on Reggae’s history wrapped in a utopian lyrical gift. Stony Hill spins as Damian’s fourth solo album - 12 years since his Magna opus, Welcome to Jamrock. It’s one thing to reminiscence on Damian and all his prior vocalisations, but on Stony Hill, he effortlessly displays his passion and love for music while highlighting his bravado in all its glory. It’s almost as if he resurfaced on the musical field - even though he sprinkled singles over the years - to remind us just why his moniker ‘youngest veteran’ is ever so important today than before. Wit...Continue reading
Usain Bolt: Legend
It is often said that we are a nation of non-readers; that we dislike books and that they mainly serve as either paper weights or the perfect hiding places for documents and small things that we do not wish to be found. Well these myths were busted recently when the Gleaner Company spearheaded an initiative to publish a book dedicated to the greatest sprinter of all times, Usain St. Leo Bolt. Not only was it a great idea but copies were in such high demand that like magic, they were flying off the shelves and onto the coffee tables of fans ands sport enthusiasts the world over. The first ma...Continue reading
I Change My Diet and Changed Life
'I CHANGED MY DIET AND CHANGED MY LIFE' is a refreshing new book by Shelly-Ann Weeks who has made a name for herself as a sex educator, social commentator and columnist with the Jamaica STAR. It is definitely not another run-of-the-mill ‘how to’ book. It’s more in the vein of ‘I-did-it-and-you-can-do-it-too’. Published by the writer’s own newly established imprint Sarweeks Publishing, it is 81 pages of colourful, captivating inspiration that most readers will easily complete in one sitting. And many will want to, or need to read it again, and again. This is certainly not the kind of book on...Continue reading
Stephen Marley: The Musical Architect
As his lips kissed the spliff on one end, the flame of his lighter caressed the other. Swallowing a velvet smoke of humility, he released a cloud of calm wrapped with that signature Marley smile. The timeless consistency of Stephen Marley’s musical journey over the decades has effortlessly placed him as a pantheon of Reggae music and rightfully so. “Anyone who would view me as a genius in this business is very smart,” chuckled Marley with a quasi-smile. “The thing is, we’ve put in the years - from 1979 I’ve been a professional. We’d come from school, you'd get a little time to play aroun...Continue reading
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True Beauty Starts with Great Skin
No amount of makeup can replace beautiful, healthy skin; after all, your skin is your largest organ and you’re allowed one per lifetime. It’s easy for others to say “love the skin you’re in” and “let your beauty lie skin deep”, but if you have what is referred...
Shoe Craze with Simone Clarke-Cooper
Many say ‘shoes are the way to a girl’s heart’. What explains this shoe craze? We might never know. One thing we know is the fact that TV Host Simone Clarke-Cooper is a shoe fanatic.We’ve heard her express her love for her ‘soles’ and we’ve seen a few from her...
Carolina Herrera’s Good Girl
Carolina Herrera proudly introduced GOOD GIRL, the ultra-feminine fragrance that embraces the modern women of today. GOOD GIRL revels in her unapologetic duality – her femininity and sensuality, her timeless elegance and casual irreverence, her hopeless romanc...
Building the Perfect Holiday Wardrobe
Christmas is fast approaching and before you know it you’ll be having that Christmas Feast and attending Events. Of course, you’ll need to update your wardrobe, adding a few festive pieces to reflect the season. The Festive Season is the perfect time to add ne...