The Scene

‘Sweet hands’

A homemade ‘sweet hands’ favourite: Chicken Chowmein (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, “Sweet Hands means that a person is so talented in the kitchen that anything he or she makes… is like manna from the Gods.” That is how American journalist, chef and cookbook author, with roots in Trinidad, Ramin Ganeshram, explained the title of her book back in 2010 when it was published.

Our Danish wedding

Ashma John’s wedding (Photo by Kimberley Martin)

It has been approximately one month since I have been in Belgium and exactly one week since I tied the knot with my partner of four years.

Kross Kolor launches Christmas album

Artistes who contributed to the ‘Christmas With Us’ album

Local music label, Kross Kolor Records has begun ushering in the Christmas season with the launch of a new album, ‘Christmas With Us.’ According to a statement released by the label, the album, which was birthed by Melissa ‘Vanilla’ Roberts and Simeon Brown and spearheaded by Burchmore Simon, includes several local singers: Vanilla, B52, Tennicia De Freitas, Jovinski, Gavin Mendonca, Shawn English and Ossie O.

Have a cookie

Oatmeal & Raisin Cookies
(Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, This cookie ain’t gonna crumble. This cookie ain’t hard. This cookie is soft and chewy. While there are many varieties of cookies, a lot of them claim to be warm, soft and chewy, evoking feelings of comfort, but when you bite into them, they are anything but, with many of them turning to granules in your mouth.

The social media model

Chantelle Brown-Young

As fashion month winds down, the dominance of certain faces opening and closing the runways remains the same. The faces of the girls scoring the headlines for campaigns—with very few exceptions—all seem to be the same too and have the same bio-patterning: rich, white, tall and most importantly social media famous.