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Still in mental chains

This year I find myself to be a tad obsessed with Christmas. I suppose it’s because I now have my own little family and it’s our first Christmas together, I feel more energized and motivated to indulge in all the commercial Christmas traps – a Santa Claus tablecloth and a fresh Christmas tree have already been checked on my Christmas list.

Messengers to perform at Advent Praise concert

Next Saturday local and talented artistes of Messengers Music Ministries, an acapella group, will be live in concert when they blend their voices together at the grand year end ‘Advent Praise’ concert put on by the Youth Ministries of the Guyana Conference of Seventh Day Adventist Church at the National Cultural Centre.

Kenny Hercules makes his debut on stage

Kenny Hercules was one of the up and coming models given the opportunity to walk the runway at the Pegasus Hotel during Guyana Fashion Week three weeks ago and from all accounts he made the stage his and really sold the designs he wore.

Capitalism and fashion

Earlier this week, my husband and I hosted one of his colleagues for dinner. Somehow the dinner conversation turned to Haiti and reparations and left an uncomfortable, guilty mood in the air.

No Pasta Dishes, Please

Hi Everyone, Well look-eey hey. A woman caused cuhmess (Bajan slang for commotion) earlier this month, when she got up in one of Barbados’ Anglican churches during the announcements session, to encourage people to bring a Bajan dish for their upcoming day of fun to mark Barbados’ 50th Independence, and had to nerve to say, “No pasta dishes, please.

Don’t ‘monkey see, monkey do’ at sales

We are all guilty of owning at least one thing that we regret buying and more than often the act of remorseful buying happens when we are high on impulse – perhaps our favourite brand may be having a sale or chances are we may have developed some sort of obsession with a particular design style or concept.

At home in the Backyard Café

Hi Everyone,  When one goes home to visit, the list of needs is small but important. Great tasting dishes of our favourite foods, a place to chillax – to gyaff, catch up on the happenings in Guyana and each other’s lives, and to simply bask in what it means to be home in Guyana.

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