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Stories by Krysta Anderson

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

For Chef Nicholas Douglas, what began as a dream at age seven, has become a sweet reality, topped with unexpected success."Growing up, my mother was a domestic worker, so that pushed me even more to cook," he told Food.Later, whenever he and his...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Are you nice is the question that immediately come to mind. But, at some time or another, we all want engage in a little 'risque business'.What id the riskiest thing you have ever done?While in college, I...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Last Saturday night, staff members of the Victoria Mutual Group traded in their work duds for fancy suits and glamorous dresses for the first-ever I Am VM awards ceremony, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.They walked the red carpet...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Let's face it: children pretty much take over just about everywhere when they're around. But maybe it is that they need a special place to call their own. That's where Pretty Little TeePee comes into play.Just in case you were wondering what exactly...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

We all know children do the darndest things, and that includes getting themselves into lots of trouble. So, let's see how we can eliminate any health hazards among our young ones by implementing a few of the childproof efforts within the household,...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 5:01 PMKrysta Anderson

When you think of flavour, Mothers would probably be the last thing that comes to mind. But last Tuesday night, in honouring Mother's Day, J Wray and Nephew treated specially invited Moms to a taste of their flavour of choice, courtesy of Sangster'...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

High tea, anyone? On Wednesday, sponsors, diplomats and socialites showed up in fine fashion, creating quite a wave with a sea of radiant red, hats and fascinators for the highly anticipated annual tea event at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 3:45 PMKrysta Anderson

Have you ever wondered why, when you're single, no one approaches, but the minute you're taken, your exes or strangers suddenly come running, wanting to be with you? Why is that? In an age where we share almost everything, a shift in our...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Teachers are the very backbone of knowledge and understanding. And sometimes, for students, their emulation and admiration of these mentors can make a natural progression to desired affection.Since Teachers' Day is almost here, Flair has declared...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

 When you think about teachers, conservative fashion comes to mind. But word on the street is that teachers have traded in modesty for fashionable flamboyance. Taught couture either exemplifies dressing to impress...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

It was a wet fete in the wee hours of last Saturday morning, when soca soldiers headed to the battlefield and weathered the storm at the highly anticipated Caesar's Army AM Bush.They decked the streets in AM Bush gear, painting and powdering the...

Published:Wednesday | April 26, 2017 | 2:18 PMKrysta Anderson

When the long awaited carnival road march came around, 'Vagabonds' and 'Lucys' ducked out of the mundane Sunday and took to the streets of Kingston to parade in fine fashion, ‘wukin up’ in the streets. One of the...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Easter Monday was definitely one to remember when soca junkies came out their numbers to experience the carnival oasis better known as Mai Tai.Stylish divas and their male counterparts made their way to the historic Devon House, where they were...

Published:Thursday | April 20, 2017 | 1:31 PMKrysta Anderson

International style influencer and beauty blogger, Nikki Frenney-Wiggins, better known as Nikki Free, visited our shores recently for the inaugural staging of the Curvy Caribbean Conference. In her presentation, she addressed 'fluffy fashion...

Published:Thursday | April 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

When you hear the name Mai Tai, soca immediately comes to mind, but the festivities were not limited to gyrations of the waistline. They also tantalised taste buds with bursts of rich flavour, courtesy of UniqueEats Ja.From succulent jerk chicken...

Published:Thursday | April 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

The Swaying of palm trees in the cool evening breeze coupled with spicy yet delectable dishes, made for an amazing experience at the grand opening of 8 Spices Restaurant and Bar recently.Foodies gathered at the oasis in Manor Park to escape the mean...

Published:Thursday | April 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Last Sunday evening, on the final day of The Curvy Caribbean Conference, there was a grand fashion show which had the audience basking in 'fluffy fabulosity'.Local designers Curvylous, Reve Designs, Indigo Soul, Mutamba Designs, Num Num Delicious...

Published:Thursday | April 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

They often say out with old and in with the new. Who would ever apply this same concept to their choice of bun for the Easter?With many taking a more holistic approach to life, maybe it's time to try a healthier version of the sweet seasonal staple...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:03 AMKrysta Anderson

Italian actress Sophia Loren once said,; “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” But sometimes, a woman feels she needs a little help along the way to bring out her beauty. That's where plastic...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Australian sex therapist, journalist, and clinical psychologist Bettina Arndt once said, "Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't ..." But maybe us women, have been approaching marriage wrong all along. Maybe...

Published:Thursday | April 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

They always say if you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen. But last Saturday, young chefs were placed in a different hot seat when Tarragon and Thyme (T...

Published:Wednesday | April 5, 2017 | 11:28 AMKrysta Anderson

For some women, their hair is everything! They say that you can tell a lot about a woman’s personality by the way she styles her hair. Well, if your hair could talk, what would it say to you? Giving new meaning to term ‘hairsay’,...

Published:Sunday | April 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

From being different to making a difference"If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world."- Elaine S. DaltonNo one epitomises this statement more than English Literature lecturer, Kevin Powell. Currently the...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

The tropical oasis of Hope Gardens was given a splash of vibrant colours for JMMB's Kaleidoscope last Friday night. The night of colourful expression saw corporate clients and other specially invited guests arriving in fine fashion and shuttled to...

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

The JMMB Group sure knows how to throw a party!Last Friday night, they invited their corporate clients to experience a night of colourful expression with 'Kaleidoscope'.They not only danced the night away in fine fashion, they were treated to a...

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