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Jamaicans don’t display the same level of excitement for Father’s Day as they do for the other parent. Don’t ask why because we don’t want to go there. We simply want to show supportive fathers how much we appreciate all their sacrifices. These Dads deserve our love and our gratitude. Perhaps that will motivate the fenke fenke fathers to give a damn!

We’re not quite there yet, but given the unpredictable heat now we should be preparing for that season we all say we love, Summertime! We shouldn’t have to convince anyone that it’s time to retire long sleeve comfy clothing and reach for your “impy skimpy.” 

Water is life! That means it’s a commodity we need to survive. So how are we coping in Jamaica with these eternal lock offs? Some people have been without water for months, which, in many ways, is a crisis if no one else is saying so! Our personal hygiene is taking a hit. We must feel sorry for those who have to get close to others in a taxi or public... Read More

If any young Jamaican girls still doubt that they can compete in sports internationally and still get good grades, they only have to look at the Reggae Girlz for motivation. Like the Reggae Boyz in 1998, France will host the Reggae Girlz as Jamaica qualifies for FIFA Women’s World cup for the first time. This Wednesday the Girlz are playing Panama in a friendly at... Read More

Let's be honest, you probably don't call your mother as often as you should. I bet you get those texts that say, "You remember me? Still love You, Mom." You might live far away, or are just too preoccupied with work and your social life to spend time with the woman who raised you. But Mother's Day is here and it’s your chance for redemption. 

An almost month-long series of soca fetes, concerts, and street culminates with revellers, clad in elaborate costumes, parading in an around the Kingston metropolitan area.
 
This weekend (April 26- April 28) is no doubt dedicated to all things road march and carnival.
 
But if you aren’t in the mood to wine up a storm – we’ve got you... Read More

This time of year, many Jamaicans are trying to sculpt that “Carnival Body”. Using fitness, diet, supplements and sleep, those with a passion for carnival aim to look and feel their best, whatever their body type. Having a carnival body means you have the stamina to handle the parade on Sunday, April 28th 2019.

Who knew that sushi would become popular dish in Jamaica? Well, in recent years, the number of Japanese restaurants have grown as Jamaicans get adventurous with their palette. If you’re looking to get your fix of rice and raw seafood, consider these five sushi restaurants in Kingston.

Christmas dinner can be a contentious time for many. Here are a few golden rules to ease the stress.
 

Thou shall not arrive before the agreed time.

There is no reason for you to go and sit in someone’s house, family or not from 2 pm. A rule of thumb in Jamaica is to be about 20 minutes late, that way you are right on time.