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On Saturday night at the well appointed Government Plaza on Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain, it was a bit of this, and a bit of that when young calypso promoter Stagieann Henry staged Gems of the Past. The pot pourri of music included past calypso gems, some of the current hits, a couple yet to be released and a pinch of sweet pan music.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Let’s face it, for many of us, staying in shape is hard work!  No one takes joy in having to cut back on their favourite foods or snacks, and when you add boring, repetitive workouts to the mix, your zeal for exercise is reduced to a big fat zero.

Monday, January 31, 2011

 Massages are no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals and even airports. Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Back in biblical time, to conceive was considered an extreme blessing. Women who were barren were viewed as being cursed by God. This was an embarrassment and painful time in the life of a married woman. Tracking forward to today, things have changed considerably.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Renowned American educational psychologist, author and lecturer, Dr Jane Healy, held a conference on Brain Development and the School Aged Child at Paria Suites, La Romaine, on January 14. The topics at the conference included Different Learners, positive strategies to maximise children’s innate...

Monday, January 31, 2011

From driving celebrities in New York to coming back and starting his own company in D’Abadie, Mukesh Seepersad has come a long way. Seepersad, originally from San Juan and born on Valentine’s Day in 1951, worked as a taxi driver from the 1970’s to the 1980’s.

Monday, January 31, 2011

 Not much attention is paid to the forearms and calf muscles by most gym enthusiasts. However, these muscles are extremely important, both from a functional and aesthetic viewpoint.

Monday, January 31, 2011

 A German dentist has bought low-cut dresses for herself and her nurses to distract patients as she works on their teeth. Dr Marie Catherine Klarkowski, whose practice is in Munich, came up with the idea after watching the way male visitors to the local Oktoberfest enjoyed looking at the...

Monday, January 31, 2011

 In the first of this two-part series, we will look at the history and method of dog mutilations: ear cropping and tail docking. It was believed by the early Romans that tail docking and ear cropping prevented rabies but this is unsubstantiated.

Monday, January 31, 2011

 Who does not like a good movie?  These days one can get a spectacle filled with special effects with objects and action literally jumping out of the screen in 3D onto our laps.

Monday, January 31, 2011

From classic to the dramatic!  Tastes in bridal jewelry span a wide range.  Some brides feel it may be better to be demure and understated with their jewelry choices, others feel quite the opposite.

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