It was time for 'man talk'. But this wasn't just some idle men sitting on the corner. This was the Male Desk of the Bureau of Women's Affairs (BWA) hosting its first Male Gender Sensitisation workshop.
The only fatherly thing Kevin Frith's dad (who is an artist) ever did for him, was force him to help out at his work place daily after school. Consequently, that shaped his future as a businessman today.
Claro is one of three telecommunications companies engaged in fierce competition for the cellphone business of Jamaicans. Since revolutionising the way people communicate some nine years ago, Digicel has raised the bar to a height that Claro and LIME are bent on toppling.
The story titled 'Today's generation have lost the art of sweet talk' republished in today's Flair (page 27), looks at the dead art of sweet-talking and courting women. Men just seem to have run out of lyrics and ideas for attracting the opposite sex. Remember the good old days of love verses? Remember when many men still read an actual book so they picked up a few lines to use on the fairer sex?
The other day, I smiled as I read how one of South Africa's most celebrated new-generation poets, Lebo Mashile, described herself. I sensed a strong conviction and strength in her evolution. The words read: Lebo Mashile: passionate poet and creative thinker.
FLAIR MAGAZINE |MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010 FlairinsideOn the cover: Jopseph Oates, Claro's new man for the marketKelly's World: 5Laws of Eve:6Fe-Mail TiesFeature:7localspice - growing Jamaica one pouch at a time Fashion: 8, 9Maxine Allen - fabulous shirts...
Designing is her passion. "I love being creative with my hands. I started designing and making shirts over 25 years ago. I always wanted to become a fashion designer but then I branched out into interior decorating. But I am refocusing on my men's line, Max Allen".
No, I wasn't involved. This one took place at the intersection of North and East streets on Monday afternoon. If you haven't seen it, log on to The Star's Youtube link and cringe. Anyway, that one incident has reminded me of everything that's both wrong and right about Jamaica.
The decision to purchase real property (that is, land and buildings) requires careful planning in and of itself. Very often, the intended purchaser has to face the fact that he or she does not have enough money saved to pay the deposit and closing costs; but even more often, that would-be purchaser finds that a single income is inadequate to qualify for the mortgage required to complete the purchase.
For the last three years, 84-year-old Windrush pioneer, Sam King, has travelled 15 miles from Herne Hill to Bexley Heath in south London bearing a bunch of flowers for a woman who no longer recognises him.
Fraternal twins Marvin and Marlon Stuart are on a mission to grow Jamaica, one pouch at a time. While there may be conflicting reports about who is older, there is no conflict about what they hope to achieve with their localspice Complete Seasoning.
Fun and fashionable 24-year-old Dominican designer Alicia Sanchez will showcase her high-spirited female line, Favala, at Caribbean FashionWeek (CFW) June 8-14 in Kingston.A true daughter of the Caribbean, Sanchez's designs boast a range of colourful...
At 16 years old, Lorrette Fisher decided to adopt the simple mantra, 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you'.A past student of Holy Childhood Preparatory School, Fisher then attended Campion College....
Her day job is the inventory control officer for H.D.Hopwood and Company Limited but her life's calling is to serve, "in the vineyard located at 12 Washington Boulevard, home of the Church of the Open Bible". And for Donna-Marie Wellington...