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Che puts best foot forward – literally

10 October 2017

Che Amor Greenidge is waiting patiently to get back on her feet. But in the meantime she is not allowing life to pass her by. Her determination to cross the stage at the recently held Miss Universe Barbados pageant while on crutches made this clear. The 24-year-old... Read More

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There is a doc a call away

09 October 2017

Bandele Majeks made a vow to find a cure for cancer. That was his “immature goal” (in his own words) at the time to help people with the disease. While that vow is still a work in process the now 39-year-old has made some progress in helping the sick as he is now... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: China celebrates

08 October 2017

Chinese nationals in Barbados, Barbadians and foreign diplomats resident here were among the diverse group of guests toasting the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China at the Chinese Embassy’s Golf Club Road headquarters last week. Charge... Read More

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The power-ful minds generating ideas

08 October 2017

Carlton Cummins doesn’t mind being called a nerd. His face lights up with a gigatonne grin at the tag. “I grew up interested in art but I knew I wanted to make stuff also. I would make accessories for my toys, then later I would get technical, making downhill go-karts,... Read More

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The unconventional style of Marco Maestoso

03 October 2017

Marco Maestoso mind was centred on cooking. When he was supposed to be in class studying, his mind was churning out culinary confections: “I was always cooking from young, mostly for my friends. I started college and still my mind was on cooking and I wasn’t studying... Read More

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Tara has a head for design

02 October 2017

Interior designer, not interior decorator, says Tara Headley, who has to constantly make the distinction between the two. The commercial interior designer said her work included more than choosing colours and décor and fluffing pillows, and is a bit more technical... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: IIN feted

02 October 2017

Delegates attending the 92nd conference of the Inter-American Children’s Institute of the Organisation of American States (IIN) were given a taste of Bajan hospitality by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart himself. It was the first time the body was holding the prestigious... Read More

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Chenique Jones: Cut out for couture

01 October 2017

When Chenique Jones designs a garment for you, your body becomes the canvas. The artist looks beyond societal pressures and image issues and focuses on highlighting the beauty of your body, regardless of shape or size. “A woman’s body to me is very beautiful,”... Read More

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Shawn Alleyne has a graphic mind

26 September 2017

When United States-based illustrator and comic book artist Shawn Alleyne stepped back on home soil and came across the local talent, his life changed. You see, he left Barbados as a boy and had not been back in almost two decades. Alleyne invited EASY to Harmony... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Farewell to the ambassador

25 September 2017

The popularity of former Chinese Ambassador to Barbados, Wang Ke, was in evidence at her recent farewell reception. There was an outpouring of good wishes at the Hilton function for the envoy who made friends in almost every sector of the society during her near... Read More

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On a mission for dressage

24 September 2017

THE SMELL OF HAY. The clink of the bridle and stirrups. The rugs folded and the water buckets filled. She puts on the jacket, boots and hat and leads her horse out of the stable. Akoele Shorey is on a mission to change – one trot at a time – the way how dressage... Read More

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Anime is her game

19 September 2017

FASHION DESIGNER Shannon Williams is proving her craft has no limits: “I did not want to learn how to stitch to make uniforms,” she told EASY magazine. “I wanted to design and construct unconventional pieces.” Shannon rushed home from Charles F. Broome Memorial School... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Dame Maizie celebrates her 90th

18 September 2017

DAME MAIZIE BARKER-WELCH celebrated her 90th birthday at an afternoon of tea with her ‘girls’ from St Gabriel’s School where she taught for 15 years. The grande dame, dressed in a brown silk dress and matching wide-brimmed hat, made a fashionable entrance to the... Read More

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Andre has pills for every ills

17 September 2017

ANDRÉ CONLIFFE KNEW he wanted to be in a field that dealt with taking care of people. He felt he had the patience and charm to boot. He started his schooling at Erdiston Primary, went on to Louis Lynch Secondary and then sixth form at The Lodge School. He then spent... Read More

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Lana’s love of law and giving back

12 September 2017

LANA ASHBY RECENTLY received accolades that took her by surprise, not only because of her age but because she is a member of an ethnic minority in her workplace, Durham University, one of the top five law schools in the United Kingdom. At 28 years old, Lana is an... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Walcott launches Beach View part two

11 September 2017

HOTELIER ROBIN WALCOTT invited prospective buyers to the launch of the second phase of his Beach View condominium hotel at Paynes Bay, St James last week and several guests turned out for the cocktail event. The concept of ownership of the hotel-style unit, which... Read More

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Revamp your style

10 September 2017

RICHERRDA LEONARD IS obsessed with making stylish and trendy swimsuits. And she reinvents the timeless fashion piece with ease. She adds lace, fringe or an appliqué to put her own creative spin to make them stand out. Her creative skills are so diverse that she can... Read More

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Art is where her heart lies

06 September 2017

A future art conservator has plans for the National Art Collection. Doreen Edwards believes that by the time she achieves her dream job, the works of Barbadian Art Masters will be in need of a touch-up. Edwards, 21, was speaking to EASY magazine as she showcased... Read More

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Conversations with woman

05 September 2017

A few years ago, Katrina Ifill started a journey to improve her overall wellness, paying special attention to her womb. It has since blossomed into a thriving business that have helped many women and it all came about because of an egg. “It started as a personal... Read More

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Melvin’s journey to drummer extraordinare

03 September 2017

Melvin Alick is a man of his word. So much so that he passed on playing a gig with Machel Montano because he had already said yes to one previously. Who is Machel Montano? International soca superstar from Trinidad and Tobago, but we are getting ahead of ourselves.... Read More

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Andrew Ramroop – The tailor of Savile Row

29 August 2017

SAVILLE ROW BESPOKE tailoring came to the Barbados fashion stage Tuesday night with a top drawer presentation by Trinidad-born Savile Row master tailor Andrew Ramroop at the CARIFESTA XIII Grand Market. Ramroop was the first tailor of colour to own a shop on the... Read More

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