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Stories by Rocheda Bartley

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, you will hear persons boast about the wonderful things they have accomplished. You'll hear them hail themselves as survivors, champions, and conquerers. Usually their moment of gloating ends with 'I'm just too blessed to be stressed'....

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Life is definitely what you make it. Your purpose and victories depend solely on you. Good life choices can get you as far as you want to go, maybe climb the highest mountain or swim the deepest sea. But you can...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 3:00 PMRocheda Bartley

It cannot be overstated how important it is to get a proposal right. The setting must be perfect, and many women will agree that the ring should sparkle. It’s one of the most memorable moments in a couple’s life, especially...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Jogo bonito! If you're a football enthusiast, you should know exactly what I mean. It's simply: 'play beautiful'. After all, football is, as they say, a beautiful game. Football, however, can be more than a game. For some women, it's the audacious...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Imagine what the world would be without sports. There would be no Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Lionel Messi, Shelly-Ann Fraser, or the legendary Usain Bolt. Sports lovers who depend on the exciting games for oxygen to survive would think of life as...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Success is never about the wealth you have amassed or the luxury vehicle that you drive. It's about breaking through glass ceilings, transforming your dreams from mere visions into reality, and surpassing...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It's no secret that society, at times, will dictate stringent career paths to young women that they must pursue. Sometimes it's manifested in blatant statements such as, 'You should become a lawyer'. Or it may be hidden in words such as, 'You're too...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

As women, one of our ultimate goals is to always appear fabulous. Naturally, we yearn for our outfits to be stunning, to have an immaculately polished glow through flawless make-up artistry, and to wear striking hair that earns us lasting first...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley

Nothing beats your natural beauty, especially when you flaunt your gorgeous natural hair. Yes, some of us call it our stately mane, while others say it's the royal crown, our African Princess' head. Whatever you call it, it's our gift from nature....

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The sweetest revenge of all times is to flaunt with gorgeous hair. Heads will turn from all corners, brows will definitely raise and eyes will surely roll at you as fast as quicksilver. Yes, you will unquestionably get even with your enemies. It's...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Portland is known for flourishing vegetation, magnificent attractions, and irresistible beaches. But, hidden in Fairy Hill, a cool and quaint community in the parish, is a small group of creative...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Art as we know, comes in many forms - sculptures, paintings, and the list goes on.For us, women, our favourite art work takes the shape of a fabulous make-up glow. The eyebrows, contours, cheeks, lips, and everything else must be perfect. Because,...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:31 AMRocheda Bartley

Many women will tell you that life is too short to wear boring shoes. Ladies, it's time to put some oomph in your style with cute, sexy and fabulous sandals, and Shoan's Collection is your best bet. Tucked away in New Kingston is...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

If anyone knows how best to keep it chic and sassy in the fashion department, and still dominate the business arena, that would be Flavilla Fongang. Born and raised in the fashion capital...

Published:Monday | January 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It's a new year and you know what that means? It's time to put oomph in your style. Another year has ended, nevertheless, do not be daunted, there is no need to let it pass with your sense of style. Continue to keep it chic and posh while making...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:12 AMRocheda Bartley

Norah and Basil Allen were young souls who fell deeply and passionately in love. Today, 56 years later, their love prevails and is stronger than ever.Born and raised in Browns Town, St Catherine, the two met in the house...

Published:Monday | December 25, 2017 | 12:05 AMRocheda Bartley

Every year during the festive season many of you must have pondered, where you should spend the holidays.  It’s a simple question, though sometimes it is one of the most difficult issues you have and will ever be faced with. Your...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:04 AMRocheda Bartley

Sometimes big hearts and small pockets are all you need to change a life and make a difference. This is a belief that fuels Fancy Frenz, a young charity organisation with members in Jamaica and New...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Corporate Jamaica had a fun-filled afternoon last Friday at the American Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas luncheon.Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston, they were in for a treat, with master of ceremonies Alysia Moulton-White pulling...

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Christmas is in the air. Can you feel it? For many it may mean lights, cameras, and action! But for Laura Alexis its lights, cameras and candles. The promising videographer and soy candle manufacturer, spoke with Flair about her quest to success....

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

When fashion fuses with technology, you can only expect an ‡ la mode, chic and posh affair. That is what Digital Systems and Supplies Limited, a distributor of Brothers sewing and design products, gave at their DIY Fashion Event last Wednesday.The...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Island Dolls Plus Collection, has added a new line of cultural dolls to its assortment.The Patois-Speaking Jamaican Reggae Dolls were officially launched on Wednesday at the Village Plaza on Constant Spring Road. The dolls are boasted to be true...

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Has anyone told you there is no way you can survive on Earth without art? Through art, we can express ourselves, bring forth change and inspire others. Art is powerful, and even more so when it is used to heal. Art therapy, and no, not art class, is...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The RJRGLEANER Communications Group Pop Up Cafe delivered to foodies a tantalising experience of delicious foods, fun activities, and prizes and surprises in its fourth staging on Thursday at Lyndhurst Road. People from all walks of life came out to...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Finally Restaurant Week is here. It is the time to dive into the amazing food sanctuaries and treat your taste buds to joyrides of scrumptious foods and sweet treats. Whatever suits your style, an evening of fine dining, drop by for a little 'Nyam...

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