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Love On The Silver Screen

What do these three lines “The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return”, “You make me want to be a better man” and “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone” have in common? That's... Read More

My Kingston — The Hon Lascelles Agustas Chin OJ, CD, LLD
What's the most memorable meal that you have enjoyed in Kingston?Curried goat from the LASCO White Marl canteen. What would you do if you were mayor of Kingston for a day?... Read More

Cocktails With — Kathryn Silvera
It's Friday, and we're kicking back with Kathryn Silvera, and in between sips of her preferred tipple the advertising & marketing manager at Ramson's spills the beans on romance, learning to ski and her passion for oxtail...... Read More

Dear Orchid Doc
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Greatest Love Songs

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

From Shakespeare to Voltaire, John Donne to Lord Byron, poetry has long celebrated love. And though these beautiful stanzas and verses have their place, over time the world has evolved to see pop stars as the new poets. Music has become the mainstay and of course the soundtrack to our... Read More

Love On The Rock!

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

Jamaicans have always had a way with words. Little surprise, then, that performers on The Rock have mastered the language of love. From Beres to Buju, Capleton to Sizzla Kalonji, reggae and dancehall have, in their own right, beautifully and poignantly opined on... Read More

Taboo Love

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

No love song playlist would be complete without an ode to the prohibited. Sure, we all know forbidden love is wrong, but hey, sometimes it feels so good to be bad. Read More

Cocktails With... Makeba Bennett-Easy

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

Getting a sit-down with Makeba Bennett-Easy takes serious wrangling. The vice-president of human resources at First Global has been clocking some serious hours planning staff retreats, strategic meetings and attending board meetings. A date is set, however, and the head-turner who's... Read More

My Kingston - Andreas Redlefsen

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

Andreas Redlefsen is the man behind Red Stripe International's brand narrative, and he's been able to enjoy Jamaica's iconic beer in the coolest bars across the globe. Having moved here from Germany as a teen, he gets that it is the power of culture that creates life's... Read More

Dear Orchid Doc - February 4

With Betty Ashley | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:My orchids in the greenhouse, the roots are all green. Is this something to worry about? Janette   Dear Janette: Read More

In The Bag — The 'More Shoes' Handbag — Josina Jackson

By Josina Jackson | Sunday, January, 28 2018    

“M ummy, would you carry this for me, please?” was my frequent request during my teenage years, as the audible sigh of exasperation could be heard escaping my mother, indicating her utter frustration at my pointed refusal to carry a handbag. Read More

In The Bag — A Love Story — Jackie Domenico

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

So, my sister from another mister had the opening of her boutique ETAL, which I attended. Read More

In The Bag — Finds the perfect bag — a small structured bag with a key lock closure

By Jodi Henriques | Sunday, January, 28 2018    

T he story of my bag starts out like most other fashion finds — I had an event! Read More

In The Bag — Philo from Montreal — Carmen Brown

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

MTL Hustle! Perfect name for the perfect lifestyle bag.I am always on the hustle, doing whatever I have to do for as long as I need, until I succeed! Read More

In The Bag — My Prada Handbag — Jean Anderson

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

Two-and- a-half years ago when I had spinal surgery in Miami, I was told by my neurosurgeon not to carry a bag that weighed more than 5 lbs. On doing my research I found that most handbags I liked weighed more than 5 lbs, even before I had my contents put in. My daughter Eroleen suggested I buy... Read More


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