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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Breast cancer, for many, feels like a death sentence, and for women, even when they survive, the loss of their breasts and then their hair feels like the core of their femininity has been ripped from them. This was the experience of Dr Jennifer...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The American Women's Group (AWG) recently held their annual luncheon, showcasing their long-standing assistance to Jamaican youth.It was an intimate group that gathered at the Grogge Shoppe restaurant at the historic...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:09 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Twin Gates Bar and Lounge is the place to chill with friends and take your palates on a high.While many will be familiar with the name for the past five years, they have been in the industry for seven. This hip restaurant is opened to their...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

This year is the third time The Black Orchid Restaurant at Eden Gardens is participating in the Gleaner-sponsored Restaurant Week and, as before, expect their offerings to be exquisite!While they get to treat their...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Last Saturday evening, Barbican Beach was indeed transformed into a 'Fiesta Latina' for a worthy cause by the Latin American Women's Club of Jamaica in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy.It was a fun-filled night. Guests came...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Terrace at Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel will be offering you fine dining this Restaurant Week.Chef Kenard Swaby's special is the herb-crusted roast lamb with tournee potatoes, butter broccoli with mint pomegranate and august sauce.What makes it...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Christina Simonitsch started as a hotelier but she always had a love affair with food. Almost a year ago, she felt that the time had finally come for her to take the plunge into her passion as a 'foodie' entrepreneur.A bit of a perfectionist, she...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was a night of mixed emotions as the diplomatic corp but farewell to another 'family member' - Acting High Commissioner of Nigeria Lilian Onoh.With just a few hours left in the country before she departs for her new assignment Nigerian High...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Love is not something that you always actively choose - there are times when it sneaks up on you. That is exactly what happened to Dr Deborah Anne Hickling on a trip to Brick Oven two and a half years ago. There she met the the...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Daynia Pinnock grew up being 'one of the boys'. But the tomboy went on to stand out in a big way, becoming one of only three chemists who specialise in nuclear chemistry in the English-speaking Caribbean.Pinnock...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Having a sister is like having a best friend you can't get rid of. You know whatever you do, they'll still be there," said author Amy Li. Jewel and Crystal Daley are living this definition.When you see the girls, you can...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The future looks very bright for 19-year-old Tarik Garvey, who was recently accepted to Williams College in the United States.Garvey told Outlook that he is motivated by a conversation he once had with his...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

She may seem unassuming, but Yvonne Hayles is a force for change in the fashion industry, lifting many designers on to her shoulders and carrying them proudly.Hayles, mother of renowned fashion...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Neah Lis got the celebrity stamp of approval from actress Vivica A. Fox for her Cocktails for Charity event last Thursday night at the Spanish Court Hotel, New Kingston in support of the Woman Incorporated (Crisis Centre).Guests showed solidarity,...

Published:Monday | July 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

We are always looking for a way to reinvent and transform ourselves but when we are talking about metamorphosis, Orandy Smith made a full physical transformation and is now helping others do the same with Orandy Fitness.Smith had been going to the...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

We spend much of our days at the office, so we need to ensure that the environment is pleasant and healthy.Relationship specialist Sidney McGill said that we have to start with ourselves when trying to develop healthy work relationships. Having a positive attitude is vital...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is #Summer17! Lets 'Flirt' with bright colours and trendy styles that will keep you cool in this tropical heat. Flirt boutique has all the pieces ready - vibrant colours, and trends like distressed denim, off-the-shoulder, and prints. You easily...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Finding the right facial moisturiser for combination skin is one of the most difficult things but this DIY trick really helped me to find a saviour in aloe vera.I have always been told that it is important to moisturise and honestly I did avoid it....

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Some of us do not recognise our talent until we are encouraged. All Alicia 'aMarie' Thomas needed was a friend to give her the tools she needed and one demand - paint - for her to connect with the light within.As a child,...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Every year, to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18), the South African High Commission takes up the mantle to give back to the local community, and this year was no different.Commemorating the birthday of Mandela this year the high...

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The aroma of a good cup of coffee can lift your spirits, but at CafÈ Nita, it does more than that. From the warm reception to the bold pink walls, the ambience to the cuisine, they fix it all.CafÈ Nita is named after owner Anita Chin, who is...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

A bad hair day is something that you should not have on that special day. Fly-aways are not allowed, and the hair does need to last into the night after all the excitement and play begins and you are going in for round two.When you are walking down...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The beautiful decor that makes a simple garden or church look so beautiful that you feel like they could have been ripped out of the page of a storybook. The bride looking like a princess about to become queen, with her king waiting for her looking...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Wedding days are meant to be perfect, the venue, decor, food, dress, shoes and last, but not least, make-up.For that perfection, it is advised that you use a professional. They have their tricks like using the milk of magnesia to ensure that your...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Nice, clean lines, and smooth, neat curves emphasise the beauty that is in every Cut Right Designs Ja design. They specialise in making beautiful wooden signs that make a statement in your decor.The niche was there, but there...

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