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Ava Lee – lawyer singing the blues

18 March 2018

Ava Marissa Lee has two passions – law and singing. Ask her to choose one or the other, and she can’t. In fact, she says being able to do both is the epitome of who she is as a young woman. “I consider myself to be very multifaceted . . . . I think I would do myself... Read More

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Cooking conversations with Zalika King

13 March 2018

Zalika King spends most of her days in the kitchen. The 20-year-old is whipping up culinary concoctions and learning cultural differences in tastes. If you are fortunate to know Zalika, you know she is living her dream – that of being a chef. “The love for food... Read More

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Jennifer Sealy on Dancin’ Africa and retirement

12 March 2018

If you speak to Jennifer Sealy, the “cultural ambassador” is a wealth of knowledge. The current director of celebrated local dance group Dancin’ Africa says she is comfortable in her skin and pleased to see all she has achieved. “Leading the group has been a rich... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Day at the races

11 March 2018

Sandy Lane Gold Cup Day is now not only the biggest day in horse racing in the Caribbean, it has also evolved as a premier event on the social calendar for local A listers and repeat visitors as well. “I’ll be seeing you at the Gold Cup” has become a familiar part... Read More

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Leigh standing tall

11 March 2018

Ashleigh Phillips embraces all of her scars. In fact, from her adolescent years, the 27-year old has chronicled her life experiences in a journal, and many of these writings are crafted into songs – like the ones on her debut EP Leigh, which was released in September.... Read More

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Widow knits grief into joy

08 March 2018

A BRITISH WOMAN has turned the grief she felt when she lost her husband into joy for hundreds of others. Last Tuesday, Iris Trebble donated over 100 knitted garments, inclusive of hats, blankets and other clothing, to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the... Read More

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Paging Doctor Sonita Alexander

06 March 2018

Dr Sonita Alexander is satisfied, happy and living her best life. Having just celebrated her 30th birthday last week, the family doctor at Riverside Medical Clinic reflected on the last decade of her life and marvelled at how far she’s come. In a telephone interview... Read More

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Monique is climbing the corporate ladder

05 March 2018

Monique Jordan doesn’t like an irate customer. She goes out of her way to make sure that when she hangs up the telephone the person at the other end has had a satisfactory response. Monique is a supervisor at Flow, in charge of two teams – Dispatch and TAC. Being... Read More

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From raw talent to wearable art

05 March 2018

When authorial illustrator Cherise Harris stepped outside her comfort zone, she awakened her fashionable side and was able to transform her drawings into ready-to-wear accessories. Harris told EASY magazine that she sat on the idea for three years because she was... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: A cultural welcome

04 March 2018

New Chinese Ambassador to Barbados Yan Xiusheng hosted Governor General Dame Sandra Mason and several other guests, including some from the diplomatic corps and members of the Chinese Association of Barbados, to a welcome reception at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa last... Read More

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‘Baby Cijay changed my life’

04 March 2018

She’s a successful marketing executive, a flourishing entertainment manager and TV host, and she’s played volleyball for her country. But for 32-year-old Sharleen Browne, her greatest achievement to date has been bringing her newborn son Cijay Jackson Jones into the... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Love, Poetry and Song

27 February 2018

It was Love, Poetry, Song and loads of enjoyment for the men, women and children who turned out for that annual event on the lawns of the Drill Hall Beach Range of the Barbados Defence Force last weekend. A star-studded line-up that included MRBLOOD, Empress Zingha,... Read More

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Cherishing the love they have

26 February 2018

It’s not often that teenaged love affairs have a fairy tale ending. But for Dwight and Cherish Callender, they’re one of those blessed couples. The fairytale began at Christ Church Foundation School when Dwight was in fourth form and Cherish in third and a mutual... Read More

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She loves his heart, he loves her spunk

25 February 2018

Nothing happens by chance. And everything, whether we know it or not, works together for an intended outcome. Back in 2016, two Crop Over lovers Bernadette Chikowore and Steven Jemmott ended up in a fete that neither of them was supposed to be at. An uncanny introduction... Read More

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THESE FIELDS AND HILLS: Animal lover

23 February 2018

Seventeen-year-old Nicky Hunte took over his father’s black belly sheep farm and transformed it into a dual-purpose goat business. Nicky, who is completing an agriculture diploma at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of echnology, had an interest in raising goats... Read More

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Ingrid Thompson: Preserving history her passion

19 February 2018

For the last 32 years Ingrid Thompson has been learning about the history of Barbados. She spends her days perusing dusty files, heavy bond volumes and checking and rechecking facts. Thompson is the Chief Archivist with the Barbados Archives Department and her job... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Faith in focus

18 February 2018

People from diverse faiths and professions were seen mingling and chatting in the foyer of the Frank Collymore Hall last week after hearing Sir Trevor Carmichael deliver the Inaugural Dean’s Lecture for The St Michael Centre for Faith and Action. Sir Trevor is patron... Read More

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David and Wynelle's love march

18 February 2018

Time is of no importance when love is involved. At least that’s the case with David Adamson and Wynelle Taylor. The couple came under the spotlight last October when David pulled off a fairy tale proposal on the Chamberlain Bridge in The City after being in a relationship... Read More

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HEATHER-LYNN’S HABITAT: Big plans for restored Arlington

17 February 2018

Arlington House has its plaque. The familiar blue and white Barbados National Trust plaque, denoting the 18th century, three-storeyed building as of historic and architectural interest, was affixed to the Speightstown, St Peter structure after a ceremony held last... Read More

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Kevyn and Tashida’s recipe for love

13 February 2018

Kevyn and Tashida Callender are living out the ultimate Love & Basketball love story. No, neither of them play basketball, but they definitely live the story of the highly popular 1990s movie. Boy meets girl, they fall in love, date, break up, then realise they really... Read More

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Yardes living three decades of learning

12 February 2018

You are never too old to learn and after almost 38 years of marriage, Reverend Dr John and Shirley Yarde are proof of that. John told EASY magazine that that was one of the keys to staying together for more than three decades. And while three decades to some may... Read More

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