Saturday, September 24, 2016

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Editor's Note

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:40 AM AST Comments

A blessed Sunday to you, our cherished readers. I hope all is well with everyone and if not, chin up for after the darkness comes refreshing light. While our Cover Lady this week is the ever so gorgeous Soowan Bramble, the Cover Story addresses a rather serious issue—living alone. While it d

Come with Me Down Memory Lane*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:37 AM AST Comments

Before I take a trip down memory lane (to St Petersburg, Russia), I was happy to receive some telephone calls about the headlines of the Sunday Express of September 18 that said a dress code for both male and female teachers is on the cards. I was reminded that I had written quite a few columns on t


Living Alone, Without Lonliness*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:32 AM AST Comments

People who live alone, especially women, many times have a collective of concerns over their safety, well-being, health and more. One great fear is falling sick or having a life-threatening incident and there being no one around to help.


Car Buying Tips*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:30 AM AST Comments

Buying a car can be totally overwhelming, but a boss lady knows that in order to get into the driver’s seat she’s got to be in the driver’s seat during the buying process. The actual process may seem time consuming and frustrating, especially if you’ve never done it before.

Create a Memorable Look*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:27 AM AST Comments

We’re in between seasons and so I pondered a bit on how to excite our readers with something delicious just as Karl Lagerfeld does every season for Chanel. He creates excitement from the classic Chanel core aesthetic. So I too decided to have fun with some classic core items.


It’s Not Her, It’s Him… Duh*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:18 AM AST Comments

I’ve previously written about this topic, namely, “The other woman” and in yet another article, “The homewrecker”. However, despite the number of articles I’ve written about the other woman and her role in “stealing” your man, it has apparently not cha


Pt 2: A Submaximal Test For You*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:14 AM AST Comments

As we continue the topic of exercise testing, avid and “fearless” fitness enthusiast Candida Hamid took up my challenge to engage in the 1.5 mile run submaximal aerobic capacity test as referenced by Mr Peer Nasseir below.


Know Your Car... Essential Tips to Avoid Car Troubles*

Sep. 24, 2016, 1:12 AM AST Comments

Hello? Roadside Assistance? My car won’t start! The responsibilities that come along with owning a car can be intimidating for some women, compounded by the at times unreasonable stigma attached to female car owners. Daily, we are inundated with the pressure of not only driving for ourselves

Restaurant Week wraps up!*

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:51 AM AST Comments

Some of the most talented chefs in over 50 restaurants locally have been showing off their culinary prowess at the annual Trinidad and Tobago Restaurant Week (TTRW). The event, which is in its fourth year, started off last week Friday with much fanfare and excitement as participating restaurants pul


Golden milk is a sweet, spicy treat

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:48 AM AST Comments

Turmeric, the day-glow Indian spice, is one of the hottest ingredients around at the moment —and turmeric latte, or “golden milk,” is a delicious recipe for incorporating it into your diet. A mild spice, turmeric in its powdered form can be added to most things unobtrusively.


Sugar sensations!*

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:42 AM AST Comments

Imagine if you could turn your hobby into a successful home business. Sadiyah Abu Bakr has done just that. And now, besides relatives and friends clamouring for her cookies, Abu Bakr has turned her hobby into a small cookie business that is successful beyond what she ever thought possible.


Bartenders get their mix on

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:39 AM AST Comments

For Clinton Ramdhan, the song, “Cheers To Life”, by Voice (Aaron St Louis), will be forever ingrained in his brain as he got the sweet taste of victory at Twenty2 Sports Bar, #144 Long Circular Road in Maraval on Thursday.


STUTTER START*

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:34 AM AST Comments

Reigning World champions West Indies were humbled by Pakistan in the opening Twenty20 International yesterday, after virtually condemning themselves with a feeble batting effort at the Dubai International Stadium.