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Stories by Tickoya Joseph

Published:Monday | July 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

To wear a piece from Carcell Franciva is not simply to be clothed. In fact, in some cases the creativity in the design is reflected in just how the fabric hugs and covers just the intricacies of the body. It is that brand that represents a dream...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Born and raised in the United States, Deborah Barrett dreamt of having a little yellow salon in Paradise - Jamaica.After working in the health-care system for almost 20 years, she decided to go to beauty school. She considered herself blessed when...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

It is said that maturity doesn't come with age, but rather with the acceptance of responsibility.It's not often that someone in their early 20s is ready to make big life moves. Lian Chen, however, is ready.At just 23 years old,...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Palates in Mandeville and its environs, are jumping for joy as they have been thrilled with something new and different. Voila- by Lilee Bistro at Pear Tree Village Plaza in Mandeville, Manchester, is a place where the atmosphere, price and the food...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Essential services are seen as those that are necessary for the safety and proper functioning of a society. In a world where the human body evokes different emotions and actions, it would be somewhat chaotic if persons were to walk around daily...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

What's a Sabrina Reynolds bag? It is pretty much whatever you want as they come in various shapes and sizes. But what makes her designs different?It is not simply the fact that leather is expensive or that the...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

The right kind of music can be very helpful in getting you through just about any situation or activity. It is equivalent to getting the right drug for that nagging pain but, of course ,it is important to get the prescription from an experienced and...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Kids parties are swiftly shifting from bringing a cake and a few party hats to school or calling a few friends over with a dozen balloons to themed fantasies with life-sized characters and three-tier cakes fit for museums. From as early as age one,...

Published:Monday | May 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

On Mother's Day, mothers are feted and pampered and made to feel like queens. Spouses and children use the day to show their appreciation for the sacrifices and never-ending work associated with motherhood. However, not all mothers enjoy the spa...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

If you have any doubt whether you should buy your child's teacher a gift, stick around for a few minutes after drop off one morning. If the classroom happens to have decorative blocks, cleverly position yourself so you are not seen and watch as the...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

It was by no means a trial run for first-timers Xaymaca on the road on Carnival Sunday. They came, they saw, they conquered.The out-of-many-one band rolled out a few minutes after 10 a.m. from the Knusford Express parking area with the threat of...

Published:Wednesday | April 19, 2017 | 4:10 PMTickoya Joseph

KANDI KING has a face and body fit for prime commercial spots, and a personality that exudes positivity and glamour. At a glance, the television presenter may be seen as someone who lives life to the fullest, being a delightful social butterfly who...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

After being together for five years, Marlon Campbell and Justine East finally tied the knot on Saturday, March 25, 2017.Forgoing scattered rose petals or the possibility of choking out a surprised 'yes' because of an engagement ring placed carefully...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 12:48 AMTickoya Joseph

As kids, we all daydream of having the perfect family and rushing out in the mornings to that perfect job. Melissa Scott graduated from university with a degree in computing and high hopes of being gainfully employed so she could take care of...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

The excitement and thrill in the voice of Shannon Anderson hits you like that single ray of sunlight that peeks through the curtain at the break of dawn. Meeting her is like opening the window and allowing the warmth of the sunlight to arrest your...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Gone are the days when fashionable wear was thought to be available for a certain body type. A part of Indigo Tribe's mandate is to provide comfortable yet chic wear for all women. Shannon Anderson is quite confident that this can be done without...

Published:Monday | March 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Let there be light!Beaming with pride Camaria Spalding told the Flair of the warmth and sense of accomplishment she feels every time she helps a customer. The only female line woman currently employed to the Jamaica Public Service is tasked with...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Three years ago, Ashenafi Abayomi left his corporate job never to return.Walking away from what is seen as the norm, opened up endless possibilities, giving birth to Siwatu Jewelry.Once simply a hobby for Sentwali, his wife, jewellery making became...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Hidden between the sensual beats and infectious rhythms are stories that no doubt have a major impact on the creative process of the players in the music industry.Latifa Brown, known to most as 'Tifa', took persons back to school with her song Spell...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

High in the hills of Manchester stands a man of gratitude, pride and purpose. Garth Anderson, principal of Church Teachers' College in Mandeville, is driven by the need to make a positive impact on the...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Marsha McFarlene has revolutionised the idea of gift-giving with her innovative and distinct subscription SugarplumBoxes.The former corporate employee hopes to take the hassle and stress out of finding the right gift, to making the experience a fun...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Stepping into the Schwapps' household is like stepping into a museum of fine art. One is immediately captured by the bright smiles and intimate chatter among family members. The walls are filled with exquisite pieces, symbolic of...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

After a hard day at work, music lovers now have a space to unwind with the introduction of Level Up Wednesdays. Staged at Level 96 Bar, located at 96 Hope Road, the aim is to bring people together and create a space for aesthetes to enjoy music by...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Fashion is always changing and, this year, the Sigma Run has turned its fashion statement up a notch. Trendy bracelets have been added to the catalogue in support of the 2017 Sigma Run.The bracelets skilfully designed by Gianna Fakhourie of Original...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTickoya Joseph

Have you ever seen someone with tears streaming down his or her face, gasping for air, and clutching their chest while he or she struggles to utter a word? This is not an asthma attack or some form of respiratory illness, it is the laugh of Zandrea...

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