SO Readers - Sharon Leach

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

I posited in SO 's New Year's issue to consider education as the new six-pack. There's no better source, we reckon, than between the pages of books.We asked quite a few lovers of the written word to share their book list... Read More

SO Readers - Dr Claudine Leiwis

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

1 August Town by Kei Miller: Kei is a talented storyteller, his characters are well developed and the intricate details pull the reader in, while creating compelling satire about everyday Jamaican life and the complexities of colourism and classism in our society. For anyone who... Read More

SO Readers - Cecile Levee

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

1 The Fountain Head by Ayn RandThis book really resonated with me, and reflects one of my favourite quotes: “In matters of style swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” Thomas Jefferson Read More

SO Readers - Nasha-Monique Douglas

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

2018 was an interesting year for me… there were some great moments and there were some not-so great moments. Whilst I would agree that this is just the natural course of life, I did become so much wiser. 2018 was my self-growth yea... I learned to pause, listen and lean into my own... Read More

SO Readers - Damian Duncan

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Casey Gerald: There Will Be No Miracles HereThis is a memoir about a gay black kid who grows up as the son of a star quarterback and ends up going to Yale and Harvard. The message is stay weird and do your best. Tara Westover: Educated Read More

SO Gardening ... Outdoor Orchids

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

For those who are lucky enough to live in areas with mild weather, you can grow outdoor orchids all year round. But even if you are not among the fortunate ones, you can still grow select orchids outside part of the year. In fact, many types of orchids will benefit from an outdoor... Read More

SO Readers - Pauline Edie

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Tina Turner – My Love Story Read More

Pickney Pampering UTD JAN 12

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Your Under the Dryer (UTD) team enjoyed a recent Friday afternoon with back-to-schoolers at Pickney Pampering, located upstairs the Mall Plaza. Times have certainly changed but, truth be told, not by much when it comes to getting the little ones ready for school. Back in the day there... Read More

Just Seh Di Word: Zimi Seh Brunch

Friday, January, 11 2019    

The second iteration of Nicholas Mahfood and chef Shea Stewart's Zimi Seh Brunch occurred on Sunday, January 6 at the Hope Botanical Gardens. Hundreds of day partiers, a good number of whom were tertiary students, descended upon the Sunken Gardens to extend holiday revelry by an extra... Read More

S Hotel Delights

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

The sister property of Kingston's Spanish Court Hotel hosted a private dinner recently to preview its menu and give guests a sneak peek. S Hotel is located on Montego Bay's hip strip and is beautifully designed. The property gleams from Jimmy Cliff Boulevard and is a welcomed addition to... Read More

10 Things Food Servers Must Consider

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Food service providers often tend to ignore the activities that occur before, during and after serving customers. Handling and preparation of food are very important, but we need to ensure that precautions are taken when serving our food. This applies to both serving in large quantities... Read More

I Have All These Wines. Now What?

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

This is a typical question many persons ask after receiving wines as gifts throughout the year and particularly during the Yuletide season. I can hear my automatic response — “Just drink them!” However, wine consumption for many Jamaicans is still not a lifestyle... Read More

Marcus Samuelsson Cooks For The Rockhouse Foundation

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Marcus Samuelsson, the Ethiopian Swedish celebrity head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York, was guest chef for the Skylark Negril Beach Resort dinner series at the resort's famed eatery, Miss Lily's. Read More

Fireworks on The Fairways

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

The last streaks of shimmering fireworks criss-crossing the hazy night skies signalled the drawing to an end of Frenchmen Climax held New Year's Day at the Caymanas Fairways. The annual event that attracts patrons ranging in age from 20 to 80 has remained for decades the place to convene... Read More

Auld Lang GoldenEye

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Along a quiet stretch of the Oracabessa main road, a black hand-painted sign with white, all-cap letters spelling the word “PARTY” seemed to jut out of nowhere. Read More


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