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7 ways to live Green!

Since we have all been under lockdown. I have tried to engage in all kinds of hobbies to keep me from sliding into 'pandemic fatigue' which essentially means I was going crazy and needed a mental boost. 1. Create a compost and use in your garden So one of my hobbies that I started was my garden. I did all the research and started planting various plants with much enthusiasm. Then they died. All of them. Frustrated I tried again and to [...]

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Pet Care Basics – How to keep your pet healthy!

I have always been a 'dog person'. Growing up I had my share of dogs who in various ways provided companionship. protection and love. Of course I am not adverse to other kinds of pets, in fact I also have had a cat, turtle, fish, birds and a goat as my pet. Yes I said goat, but that is a story for another day. Pets can be wonderful additions to the family.  They teach children responsibility and how to care for [...]

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10 things to consider when buying a car!

Do you own a car? Since the outbreak of the new corona pandemic, having your own transportation has become more attractive to most Jamaicans.  The challenge is ensuring that you can afford to buy and maintain a car during these difficult times. So what should you consider when buying a car? Here are 10 tips! 1. Know your budget! It is important that you know exactly how much you have to spend on the vehicle. Even if you are going to take [...]

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Rolling with the punches! Businesses need to reinvent their products and services.

You don't have to reinvent the wheel but you have to be flexible and reinvent yourself to change with the times or you will be left behind.  Our new normal since the advent of Covid-19 consists of conducting a lot of our transactions online. This means that companies need to adapt so as to meet the needs of their customers. What though if they refuse to change? Failure to change equals closed doors! Any business that fails to change will end up losing [...]

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Getting to the meat of the matter! Are vegetarian consumers being accommodated?

Do you enjoy a healthy serving of vegetables with your meal? Most of us do but there are others that not only enjoy vegetables as a side dish, they make it their main course. In local restaurants however, many of the food items on the menu are skewed towards those who are meat lovers. Often the only choices vegetarians have when they go out to eat is a salad, ground provisions or to eat from the desert menu items. Why should restaurants [...]

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Making financial goals that are attainable!

What if you asked someone what were his or her financial goals and the response was to describe a dream to own a three storey house in the hills, complete with its own helipad, private heated pool and a five car garage? Would you regard that person as having unrealistic goals? Well it depends on a number of factors, for instance are they currently employed and do they have an attainable way to achieve their new status? How to set financial goals Financial [...]

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Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

The Editorial on September 12, 2019 – ‘Economic Growth Council and GDP trends’ highlights a disturbing paradox in our economy. How can we be spending so much on infrastructure but seeing any improveme...

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Part 4

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Part 4

We would dare say that the most successful and dominant race-car drivers are neither typical nor average human beings. We are not in possession of the scientific evidence to support the claim but, if...

Civil Society Collaborates to Influence Health Policy for Mothers and Infants

Civil Society Collaborates to Influence Health Policy for Mothers and Infants

As I entered the quiet, cozy Alhambra Inn recently, I stopped to look at the beautiful koi carp swirling in the water near the entrance. I was prepared to be inspired, not only by these majestic fi...

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Final

HEROES OF SPEED : KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG WILL NOT BE CROWNED KING? Final

More recently, Andre Anderson  endured more contact that he anticipated during a duel with Kyle. Reports surfaced which suggested that Andre's performance during the event was severely hampered as a r...

The cost of being sick in Jamaica!

The cost of being sick in Jamaica!

It's flu season and I have a sore throat and a cough so I am already preparing myself for the full onset of the virus which might mean a trip to the doctor. Of course, not everyone visits the doctor f...

Restaurant Week 2019 Begins!

Restaurant Week 2019 Begins!

Okay so everyone has different times of the year that they excitedly wait for and my favorite month is November. Why is November so special to me? Well it's the time of the year when restaurants have...

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