Alrick McKenzie: A Journey from the “Love Zone” and vision of Hosting his own TV Show
We all have childhood dreams. Some so big and grand that at times the sheer magnitude of them may both excite and overwhelm us when we lie awake in the dark. Years ago a small boy stayed awake at nigh...
New Year , New Goal , New Vision
Every time I travel on a bus I place my head phones over my ears and listen to some of my favourite tunes. I do this to lock myself into my vision of my future. I hold on to the seat before me and ima...
Hot Chocolate: A warm cup of everyday health
f you are a hot chocolate enthusiast, you know that drinking hot chocolate has been a tradition from the Mayan era. The Mayans were the first to discover that chocolate can be processed as a beverage....
Coconut: The Hidden Island Treasure
The coconut, like the sun, sand and sea is synonymous with island life. There is nothing quite like lounging on the beach on a sunny day, while drinking a freshly chopped jelly coconut. It is no secre...
Shaggy & Friends Exprience
The 2018 edition of the Shaggy and Friends show delivered a musical treat to its patrons. When your “Friends” include Sting, Wyclef. Third World, Barrington Levy, Junior “One Blood” Reid, Christopher Martin, Romain Virgo, Dexta Daps and Aidonia, a good time is virtually guaranteed. Throw in the Soca melodies of “power couple Bunji Garlin and Fayann Lyons, and you receive a performance of high energy. The host himself set the show in motion, accompanied by Jovi Rockwe...Continue reading
Play Review: Right Girl Wrong Address
Our identity tells a story which is often based on perception. The story Right Girl, Wrong address, which is written by Patrick Brown and co-directed by Trevor Nairne is a story which highlights perception through a tightly woven web of identity. It speaks of the struggle of individuals residing in the inner city. It is played at the Centre Stage Theatre and features actors, Akeem Mignott as Adam Prince, Glen Campbell as Ricky Prince, Sharee Elise as Charm Ned, Sakina Deer and Keniesha Bowes as Nicey Nunes, Courtney Wilson as Ras Oily, Kevin Brown as Flaggy and Shamola William...Continue reading
Maya Wilkinson: Writer, Director and Multimedia Artist
It is always a refreshing feeling when you have an inspirational encounter. You are reminded that you can do great things and make your dreams a reality. Inspiration can be drawn from almost anything. For some of us, our inspiration comes from art. We get excited by the words penned by a writer, watching an excellently directed play or film or seeing the world through the brush strokes of a painter. The artist therefore becomes our source of inspiration; but do we ever wonder what inspires the artist, what is it that fuels their creative genius? When did it all begin? Today we have been fav...Continue reading
Easy Ways to Stay Healthy in 2018
In today’s modern world, the hustle and bustle of a typical day can have us so caught up with deadlines that finding the time to stay fit and healthy seems unfathomable. However, you can still maintain a healthy lifestyle even if you lead a busy life. Start by drinking a lot of water,it is a much better option to have in the mornings than coffee. While coffee gives you a feeling of alertness, it has the propensity to crash your system before you know it. Studies have shown that drinking a glass of water in the mornings on an empty stomach helps to rehydrate the body and kick-start your meta...Continue reading
7 Body and Mind Boosting Benefits of Hobbies
Doesn’t life in the 21 st century seem to be more synonymous with a blood pressure of 140/90? The spinoff from this is a continuous quest for easy ways to destress and avoid the sometimes seemingly ever-present depression. The answer can be in fun, small habitual activities; in other words hobbies. Proven by medical science to be well-being and health boosters, they can take the doldrums and monotony out of life. Whether breathtaking, crisp air mountain hiking or collecting colorful artistic, or not so artistic, elephant figurines, here are 7 reasons to stop for your ‘ahhhh’ moment. 1...Continue reading
Reggae Jammin Vol. 4
Album: Reggae Jammin VOL.4 Artiste: Various Artistes Genre: Reggae What defines dancehall or reggae music? Is it an attitude or is it a groove? Maybe it’s a beat that moves you. One thing for certain is that it defies definition, but we know a great dancehall and reggae track when we hear it. Whether they are moving songs about heartbreak, powerful words of inspiration, a to action or simply words that become a global the catchphrase, it all comes down to the right words at the right time to the perfect beat…..and Reggae Jammin Vol. 4 embraces them all. Highlighting an eclectic pallet ...Continue reading
Meet Gaelle…. “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together,” Elizabeth Taylor What do Madison, Gai-Gai, Victoria and Sasha F have in common with Punchinella, Boss Lady and Browning? They’re all top colours from the snazzy new lipstick line called, Gaelle Cosmetics. Fresh on the scene since 2016, Gaelle Cosmetics is Jamaican-born and features 38 rich matte shades with other names like Venice, Rachel, J Rose and Charity. And with an emphasis on quality and presentation, each colour is formulated to provide long-lasting coverage that glides smoothly over the li...Continue reading
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Beauty Secrets with Fontana Pharmacy
“Treat your makeup like jewelry for the face. Play with colors, shapes, structure – it can transform you.” Francois Nars The standard of beauty has been distorted over the years and the society now has to deal with the shattered self-esteem of many women. F...
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...