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Headhunter Traron Johnson is hair to stay

17 April 2018

Usually when one thinks of hairdressing or hairstyling, females come to mind. But not anymore. Males are now the go-to, some doing hair better than females. Right here in Barbados, Headhunter Ronny is one of the hottest hairstylists around. Real name Traron Johnson,... Read More

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Andrew Pern: Rules in flavour & texture

16 April 2018

As an award-winning Relais & Châteaux appraised venue, the Camelot Restaurant lives up to guests’ expectations, and epitomises fine dining. I visited the Road View, St Peter restaurant last weekend in hopes of being wowed, and was indeed offered an unforgettable... Read More

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Peta Alleyne exits Laff It Off stage

15 April 2018

Laff It Off is part of Peta Alleyne’s DNA, and after 30 years of playing Willhelmina Herassofat in the popular local comedy, Alleyne is now stepping away from the stage. “It took a while to make up my mind to no longer do Laff It Off and to hand it over to the younger... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Royal Commonwealth Society reception

15 April 2018

New Zealand High Commissioner Jan Henderson and her husband David will soon be heading back home at the end of her Barbados assignment, and she threw open the doors of her official residence one last time, hosting a rollicking reception in honour of the Barbados branch... Read More

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Gregory Skeete is a man on a mission

10 April 2018

Author, entrepreneur and life engineer Gregory Skeete didn’t exactly know what he wanted to be growing up, but he drew inspiration from his grandfather Selwyn Edwards, who raised six children on a modest salary. “I see him as one of my biggest inspirations of all... Read More

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Creating their own legacy

09 April 2018

It is often said that a family that plays together stays together. Meet Nakita and Dario Goddard, married for three years but together for ten. As individuals, they both have completely different attributes – Nakita has a go-getting personality and is willing to... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Nikki Beach White Party

08 April 2018

The theme was all white, the atmosphere ethereal and it was enjoyed by scores of Barbadians joining guests from all over the world, taking in the festivities to mark the official opening of Nikki Beach Barbados last week. The grand opening White Party, a signature... Read More

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Darrio Prescod: More than a killer smile

08 April 2018

Darrio Prescod loves to talk. As corny as it may sound, it’s a fact. He loves it and he does it well. He has one of the most captivating voices around and he’s using it to his advantage. He’s an emcee for many different companies, including the National Cultural... Read More

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Here to help kids with autism

03 April 2018

Natasha Heaselgrave and her company are committed to doing more for children. Through her charity More4kids, started four years ago, the mission is to create brighter futures for children with autism and to help them get a little further in life. In an interview... Read More

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Life in a Maya-centred world

02 April 2018

Every new parent’s life is centred around their newborn baby. Their every waking moment is all about the baby. In essence, baby comes first, each and everytime. This is no different for 32-year-old Jessica Reid. In fact, it may be more so. That’s because her two-year-old... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Night of indulgence

01 April 2018

It was dubbed A Night Of Soothing Indulgence and guests attending the launch of Kama Spa and Siam Bar and Restaurant at Bougainvillea Hotel were indeed pampered. The Maxwell Coast Road hotel pulled out all the stops for an entertaining evening beside the sea, with... Read More

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Danielle’s mind and body transformation

01 April 2018

It was Saturday morning. People were out and about shopping in Speightstown in St Peter in the brilliant sunshine, cooled only by a light breeze. Certified yoga teacher Danielle Moore met up with EASY at J.G Fitness in the Town Square Mall half hour before the... Read More

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THESE FIELDS AND HILLS: Monkey agony in Walkers

30 March 2018

WHILE THE GREEN MONKEY may be viewed as an important symbol of Barbadiana, a young farmer believes culling the population of the primate pest may be a necessary evil. They are costing 19-year-old Rashan Howell thousands of dollars of losses in produce whenever they... Read More

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Clare McCaw loves Barbados

27 March 2018

Clare McCaw loves Barbados. If there’s any doubt about that, she has 41 passport stamps to our island in the sun to prove it. And Clare, who originates from Nova Scotia in Canada, loves Barbados so much that she has never even bothered to travel to any other destination... Read More

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Miss Holetown shares journey to crown and views on education

26 March 2018

It was crunch time. And with just days to go before the annual Miss Holetown Queen Of The Festival Pageant, 21-year-old Sheryl Forde was extremely doubtful about her chances of winning the crown. That’s because other than the red glitzy Lester Welch gown which she... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Brathwaite’s birthday bash

25 March 2018

Friends and members of the Brathwaite clan celebrated with former Barbados Ambassador to China Dr Chelston Brathwaite when he turned 75 recently. The guest list for the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa birthday bash thrown by Brathwaite’s wife Rosanna, included Dame Billie... Read More

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Sushi a work of art

25 March 2018

There are some things that just come naturally. For Tamirah Moore, that natural talent is cooking. Prior to doing home economics at The Alleyne School, Tamirah had no formal training in cooking, but yet she excelled at it. So much so that the teachers there were... Read More

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Sheena Hamilton likes a strong mind and a fit body

20 March 2018

Death affects each of us differently. Some cry, some go into depression while others become withdrawn. But for 31-year-old Sheena Hamilton, the death of her mother in December 2014 pushed her to take life on a whole more seriously – that included her fitness journey... Read More

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New events for Oistins Fish Festival

20 March 2018

Organisers of the FLOW Oistins Fish Festival today announced a slew of new events for this year's event. Among the new events announced at this morning's launch in the Oistins Bay Garden by funding and partner relations coordinator Alex McDonald were historical walks... Read More

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Girl talk with Danice Hinds

19 March 2018

Five years ago, while Danice Hinds was sitting in a class at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, an idea popped into her head to start a club. Although she wrote it down, knowing exactly what her objectives were she just didn’t pursued it. The idea... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Women have their day

18 March 2018

The WPortfolio celebrations for International Womens Day at Hilton Barbados two Thursdays ago drew scores of women for a symposium which addressed gender equality and femininity in the business workplace. Participants connected with high-profile speakers and other... Read More

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