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Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jodian Duhaney was always one for adventure. The avid world traveller also made it her mission to put fitness first. Until one day, everything changed. She shared her shocking discovery in an one-on-one interview with Flair Magazine."I went to the...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"When two souls fall in love, there is nothing else but the yearning to be close to the other. The presence that is felt through a hand held, a voice heard or a smile seen," this quote from Poet Lang Leav's poem Souls is a true reflection Jolanda...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Commonwealth Games came to an end in Gold Coast, Australia, on the weekend.Due to my deadlines, I wouldn't have had the final count of Jamaica's medal tally, but I know that in terms of quality, we didn't do too badly.In fact, we got first and...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Absolutely nothing can prepare a woman to face one of her worst nightmares: contracting HIV or AIDS. The harsh reality can sometimes be too heartbreaking, too traumatic, too brutal to bear. But Eve for Life is here to say to those affected: this isn...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Regular readers of this column, might recall that a few months ago, in commenting on the conviction of DJ Ninja Man coming eight years after he was charged, I asked: "How long is too long for an accused to await trial?"For one accused person, Mervin...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A day out watching a friendly game of polo, athletes straddling sheer power to be the first to score while men will look on in their button-downs and women in flirty dresses ready for the day, their make-up might take a bit more effort to last and...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Sunday, April 15, Spry Fitness in association with the Kingston Polo Club will have the first charity polo match in aid of Eve for Life at the Caymanas Polo Club. When getting dressed for a typical polo match, remove the notion that it is...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The long-awaited, highly anticipated carnival season has finally closed it's curtains, receiving a wining ovation. Now that all the merriment is over, let's see if we can tackle a new challenge and try a few ways to un-wine post-soca.Warm bathTurn...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, we've heard elders say, "One's attitude will determine his or her altitude". This is indisputable. Your place in society is not always determined by where you come from, the wealth you have or don't have, or what others can do for you....

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

I have found the one whom my soul loves, Song of Solomon 3:4 aptly describes the union between Gary Mullings and Boranza Jones, who exchanged vows on March 3, 2018 on the lawns of Bellefield Great House, one of the oldest sugar plantations of...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Having a baby is a joyful moment for some women, but not for others. Postpartum depression is a mental condition that plagues women, thrusting them in profound despair, misery, and downheartedness at the thought or sight of their newborn. Janelle...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Oh man, I'm going through one of those periods again.Every now and then, I peruse the international news, trying to see if anyone has invented a time machine so I could go back to the '90s.Better yet, I would need someone to also create some type of...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The season of intense fun and revelry is on. With your costume ready and your sneakers in hand, ladies it is time to 'wuk dutty,' jump, and gyrate those hips to the beat of sweet soca music. Yes, you will sweat, but you will agree that you still...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Agriculture helps to sustain life and if we all can, we should do a little part," the now dairy farmer shared with Flair.Her parents were dairy farmers and she spoke fondly of waking up early in the mornings along with her nine siblings to help her...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Set those soca calendars: Carnival day is this Sunday. Many women and men will be on the road parading, chipping, and wining like they're single.I've always been fascinated by the season - Sokah gives me life, sokah til I die - where everyone levels...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The next few days will be a buzz of entertainment with the carnival season in full swing. The nature of soca calls for less clothing than other entertainment events, but there are those events such as the Sunrise Breakfast Party which calls for a...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Road march is just days away and revellers are looking forward to painting the town soca in their beautifully designed costumes. But if they call you Miss or Mr Fete, and you're not brave enough or rich enough to parade traditionally clad, then here...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Proper estate planning is critical so that our loved ones do not face additional stress in their attempts to wind up our estates after we pass away. One of the fundamental features of estate planning is the preparation of a will, its proper...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Henry Ford once said to do more for the world than the world does for you, that is success. This historic quote aptly describes the movement organised by Spry Training in collaboration with the Kingston Polo Club in aid of the non-profit...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When thinking about executing the perfect road-march attire, most persons focus on the costumes, make-up, hair, and not to mention having the perfect 'gym body'. However, how many of us pay attention to, or even remember the nails? It is proven that...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

Thirteen years ago, Sherlon Walker literally fell for Samantha Shaw when he slipped in mud the day he met her.Walker has never forgotten that fall, or the girl who stole his heart in the process. In fact, Shaw had only been visiting Walker's...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sigh. some things just aren't meant to be. You might recall that I previously expressed the desire to participate in the road march that culminates the Jamaican carnival season.Deep down, there was a part of me that hoped it would be this year. Can'...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It is said if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. The pressures would be fewer and absolutely we will be more satisfied with our accomplishments, whether they are epic or trivial. For you, that could be singing, crafting or...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hi. my name is Daviot, and I'm a soca junkie.I have this dream/vision of myself making this statement standing in a room of people wearing I Love Soca T-shirts, holding rum mugs and splashed with paint from the latest J'Ouvert event.In the...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Dr James Mills, a stress consultant in Jamaica, says anxiety is one of the most common expressions of mental stress and a possible indicator that a larger problem could be looming on the horizon."Anxiety is the fear of something. There is a limbic...

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