Tuesday Talk

Gleaner on July 23rd, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

It seems policemen at some stations are shirking their duties by blaming ZOSO for their slow response to citizens’ complaints. The Commanding Officers should pressure them to perform. Social media trolls are doing damage to people’s businesses by…

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Something Extra | Tuesday

Gleaner on July 23rd, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

It was a grand celebration that ushered out the old and welcomed the new as the send-off and welcome for Carib Cement’s general managers, (incoming and outgoing) took the form of an elaborate function, held recently at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in…

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Vows - Yours Forever

Observer on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Mandeville Regional Hospital medical doctor Tiffany Fagan and Javone Carpenter, project manager, Central Machine Diagnostic Limited, met while third- and fourth-form students, respectively, at Manchester High School. Their individual career goals pulled them in different directions, including a two-year separation. Love was firmly on the cards, however, plus a resolve to make their relationship work.

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Something Extra | Monday

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

The Global Soundclash event, held prior to Reggae Sumfest’s main nights over the weekend, saw patrons turning out in their numbers, dressed to impress, as they enjoyed a taste of Jamaica’s rich music and culture. In addition to being entertained by…

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Amber Pinkerton: An Exploration of Culture & Self

Observer on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

“Every time I go back to Jamaica, I develop new eyes, new ears, and continue to learn lessons about my own culture and self.” 

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Cocktails With… Paula Barclay

Observer on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Paula Barclay General Manager, Barita Investments LimitedHome is… where my husband and son are. But officially, Westmoreland is where I was born, and Kingston is where I now belong. My favourite thing to do… is enjoy some fine dining. A good table and a good meal? Love that. 

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Amber Pinkerton: Amber Pinkerton:

Observer on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

“Every time I go back to Jamaica, I develop new eyes, new ears, and continue to learn lessons about my own culture and self.” 

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Gardening - Five Reasons Orchids FAIL TO BLOOM

Observer on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

LightOverall, the commonest reason that orchids fail to bloom is insufficient light. The Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum orchids are usually happy with the filtered light in a windowsill but many other varieties need more light. Dendrobium, Cattleya, Oncidium and other medium-to-high light orchids may need supplementary grow lights or time spent outdoors in the summer to get the kind of light levels they require to bloom.

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Where are you waking up the morning after Reggae Sumfest? SO reveals yet another exclusive destination Quinntessential at The Tryall Club, Hanover

Observer on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Once upon a time and many centuries ago, before there were roads and any inkling of flying machines, Arawak and Taino Indians lived happily and peacefully within the dense forested hills of Hanover cultivating crops and setting forth to sea in pursuit of fish. In the spring of 1494, this gentle way of life was shaken by the arrival of Spanish explorers who, believing that gold must surely be found within the mountains, claimed the island for the Spanish Crown and established a…

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My Kingston — Ramon Small-Ferguson

Observer on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Ramon Small-Ferguson Vice-President, Asset Management & Research, Barita Investments LimitedHome is… Liguanea, Kingston 6. What are your earliest/fondest memories of Kingston?A cold creamy ice-cream cone from Devon House. Rum and raisin can’t be beat! Share with us a few of your favourite chill spots in Kingston.

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