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The tradition of New Year’s Resolutions is as old as most of us can remember. Many of us get caught up in the idea of a new year, and desire to be better versions of ourselves come January 1st. To help with this, most of us create lists, both physical and mental, of the things
Tuesday, 09 January by Riea Rouse
The start of the new year brings a renewed hope for those things that have escaped us in the past year. For many of us that means setting resolutions…the most popular of which are, “Eat Right” “Exercise” &”Loose weight”, we thought we would assist you on that journey by sharing a bit of info on
December Run Barbados Series This exciting 3-day event is great for those who love to run. It is an event that attracts persons from various countries including Spain, Sweden, Canada, Germany, Italy, Britain and the USA. There will be 5 races over the course of the 3 days: Run for Fun, Run for a Cause
This November! Independence Lighting Ceremony Every year on the first day of November, there is a ceremony that signals the beginning of Barbados’ month of independence. The event occurs in Independence Square and features performances that mark a celebration of nationalism and the official lighting of Bridgetown in the national colours of blue, yellow and
October 28th Annual Barbados National Triathlon This event is hosted by the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) and features a series of races held in the tranquil waters of the south and west coasts of Barbados, and scenic bike rides and run routes that take you across the island. Date: 1st Location: Barbados, Spring
Sunday, 17 September by Marissa Chandler
At the airport, it is nice to have something to do, whether you are on a connecting flight, or experiencing a flight delay. The Grantley Adams International Airport has a good collection of shops and eateries, to accommodate these persons, as well as friends and loved ones waiting with someone or those who desire to
MEET A BAJAN Meet Taymer Mason a Barbadian trained microbiologist and food scientist. A self-described bookworm growing up she spent her days reading scientific books, writing poetry and painting. Taymer (pronounced Tay mar) describes herself as an artist at heart. In 2010 the vegan chef wrote Caribbean Vegan which was released as a second edition in November
Founded in 1983 by an Act of Parliament, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is a statutory body tasked with overseeing the cultural landscape of Barbados. During the first two years of operation, it worked in areas of community development and culture. The island was at that time divided into seven zones, each with a field
Located in St. John, Codrington College was built in 1743, making it the oldest Anglican Theological College in the Western Hemisphere. The College was named after Christopher Codrington, who after he died, left two estates to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, in addition to a large sum of money, in order to
Saturday, 12 August by Marissa Chandler
Our final feature in this series of “Bringing the Stars Closer to Earth” is on SEdwin Yearwood. This article will take an interview style format, with most of the responses coming from several different articles. Who was Edwin Yearwood as a child? In one word…shy! I always loved signing but many times I would just
Fine Dining The Camelot Restaurant Located at the Cobblers Cove Hotel, this restaurant is popular with both locals and tourists as the chef prepares meals with stunning flavour combinations. In addition to this, the best wines are available so you have the perfect wine to complement your meal. Add the cool ocean breeze and the
Thursday, 10 August by Marissa Chandler
Our next feature in this series of “Bringing the Stars Closer to Earth” is on Lil Rick. This article will take an interview style format, with most of the responses coming from several different articles. Before I ask anything else I have to know. How did you come up with the nick name Hypa Dawg?
Holetown was the first place of settlement in Barbados and is the third largest town on the island. Located in the parish of St. James, it was originally called Jamestown after King James the 1st of England. The name “Holetown” came about because ships used to be off loaded and cleaned in a small channel/hole
Bushy Park Barbados is the leading circuit racing facility in the English-speaking Caribbean, having hosted a number of regional events over the years. Originally constructed by a team of sugar cane plantation workers, Bushy Park Barbados was first opened in the early 1970s. However, in August of 2013, a redevelopment of the venue project began.
Many women avoid going to the beach because they feel they don’t have that ideal “beach body”. Some feel that they may be too big and that the only nice swimsuits out there are bikinis. Others who are secure with their body, have difficulty finding or choosing the swimsuit that is ideal for their body
Sunday, 06 August by Marissa Chandler
Also known as St. Ann’s Garrison, this 150-acre area functioned as the British Garrison for 126 years and was the first of its kind in the West Indies. It is also one of the most intact British Garrisons in the entire world. This area was said to have fantastic defence capabilities for the British. The