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Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:23 AMSigouney Francis - Gleaner Intern

Summer is winding down, but it’s not too late to add unbeatable styles and irresistible colours to your wardrobe through Jamaica Sandal Company’s newest collection. Jamaica Sandal Company has made an unbelievable impact on fashionistas and...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:23 AM

In last week’s article, I mentioned the case of Barder v Colouri [1988] AC 20 to explain how supervening events can affect court orders. In the Barder case, the wife’s death shortly after a financial settlement had been concluded was an event that...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:23 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

There are some women who live their lives against the grain, while capturing the hearts and attention of all those who come across how they choose to express issues of concern. Meet 18-year-old Akalia Patina Simms, a second-year student at the...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:23 AM

“It’s obviously a lot harder to try and be a good guy than it is to be a bad guy. The world is a fundamentally evil place, it seems like.” – actor Michael Shannon, who played General Zod in Man of Steel. Let’s be honest about something, it’s hard...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:23 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

 Although we may associate post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with male veterans, statistics show that women actually have higher rates of the condition. Women are twice as likely to experience PTSD than men because...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:16 AM

As much as people love art, artists and artisans will tell you that most people do not arbitrarily walk into a gallery to buy a piece or two or just to look around and gawk at what they see. The buyers are usually serious art patrons and...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Seductive conversations in person open a persuasive portal to a stimulating future. Craving the carnal is met with a spectacular slip of the tongue. And before they know it, bodies draw closer tinto a heated frenzy of fantasy. Blow by blow, they...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

If you hate exercise but love having fun, this one’s for you. Spinning has been around for quite some time and most gyms offer this service as part of their membership packages. Once you get past the part where the seat doesn’t quite seem to fit...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:16 AM

I received a copy of a notice issued by the Registrar of the Supreme Court dated July 30, 2019 that states as follows: “The Honourable Chief Justice, Mr Bryan Sykes, OJ, CD, has mandated that the legal vacation which runs from 2nd August 2019 to...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:15 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

As an adult, one of the most embarrassing experiences you could ever endure is peeing yourself in public. “Why can’t she hold her pee?” “Didn’t she feel it coming?” These questions and more will be whispered as you drown in a sea of shame. So, what...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:15 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Our daily activities are set in the oasis, better known as the tropics. And while we're pleased to be chillin' in the West Indies, we just can't help but frown at the runny makeup, dry, flaky skin or the aftermath of humid affected hair fails....

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Fashion icon Coco Chanel once said that in order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. This is the mantra in the fashion industry which many stylish creatives keep in mind when getting ready to rock any runway. Handmade designs are the...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:14 AM

I didn’t attend the Grand Gala on Independence Day this year, and I’m glad I didn’t. I attended one year ago, and quite frankly, there is no need to go back. The long lines, the crowd, and the pushing and shoving isn’t for everybody. So I just...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:13 AM

C o Work JA, located in the Liguanea Post Mall, has had a reputation as the go-to spot for coffee and community since its establishment in 2018. The fun, vibrant interior design, the friendly, laid-back atmosphere, and the innovative workplace...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Every university graduate’s dream is to land a job in their field of study. After three to five years at the tertiary level, sitting exams, writing essays, studying in the wee hours of the night, being sleep-deprived and strapped for cash, the...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:14 AM

She has an undying love for community service and is now fired up to do even more. She is Khamara Wright, the 23-year-old sous chef, who, on Thursday night, broke the 29-year drought for St Catherine, becoming the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:14 AM

In this final feature of Iconic Living, our resident host Natalia Oh discusses the future of real estate with Andrew Issa, CEO, and Natalie Johnson, real estate associate from Coldwell Banker Jamaica Realty. The group touches trends to anticipate,...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:14 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Consistent exercise means pushing your body beyond what your mind thinks it can handle to get desired results, be it weight loss, bulking up or maintenance. From sore muscles to shifts in the appetite, people experience a total body and mind...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Relationships are hard work and couples often need help with the challenging work of keeping the romance alive and standing by their commitment to a partner. That was the inspiration for the Pop-up Couples Workshop and Date Night held recently at...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:13 AMSherry Ann McGregor - Contributor

The topic of surrogacy does not stand alone. It is a part of the far bigger topic of artificial reproductive technology, which includes the harvesting of sperm and eggs, the creation of embryos, in vitro fertilisation and gender selection, to name...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:13 AM

All the women who are independent, wave your hand in affirming this fact. So many are still condemned to servitude, particularly within the confines of their relationships. Knowingly or ignorantly, whenever a need is lacking, or in some cases,...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:13 AM

The people you trust sometimes pose the greatest threat. That’s a lesson which Naska Black, a resident of Brown’s Town, St Ann, learned harshly during an outing with a male friend. “It turned out that he wanted to do something that I wasn’t...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:12 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

You’re on a date, sitting across from the beautiful woman you met in the transport centre. The food is great, the service is exceptional and she’s a good conversationalist. Thing is, every time she opens her mouth to give you insight on who she is...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:11 AM

This month’s Artwalk dubbed #FashionOvaStyle celebrated the history and future of fashion in downtown Kingston and the way forward for Jamaican designers. Saint International took Water Lane by storm as they splashed designer couture along the...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:11 AM

(Disclaimer: I swear that I didn’t plan this column to coincide with tomorrow’s Independence Day celebrations; it just worked out that way.) If you follow some people and their nationalistic measuring stick, I’m either not a Jamaican or not a ‘...

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