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— Al Franken

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Making mas for the masses

We’re sure you’ve noticed that parang music has already begun to play on the radio. So you know what’s coming next? Carnival...


Emphasis on women’s clothing

The poet who said “a grand passion is the privilege of people who have nothing to do,” surely has not met Petra Moore, for she is a young woman whose passion and heart for designing have given her lots to do...

Provide alternative to bikini mas

The perennial complaint of plus-sized and mature women has long been the fact that mas designers do not cater to their size or taste. But at least two designers are paying attention to these complaints...

Pesky hairs

Hair on a woman’s body has often been seen as unsexy. It may be for this reason that so many women don’t like to talk about their hairy selves. Plus it’s much easier to shave the hair and no one is the wiser...

Candice John

Want to know the secret to having a lean, muscular body without compromising your femininity? Just ask Candice John, two-time Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Body Fitness Champion and daughter of former UNC politician Carlos John...

Trinidad born novelist cops Toronto award

Dionne Brand, a Trinidad-born, Toronto-based poet, novelist and essayist was last month named the winner of the 2006 Toronto Book Awards for her novel What We All Long For, published by Alfred A Knopf Canada...


The Phantom of the orgasm

“Anything a woman could do a man could do too,” 29-year-old Ricardo, of Arima, said casually last week...

Men's faces needs care too

This week, I decided to address the men. I am fully aware that this is a women’s magazine, but, let’s face it, women love to see their men looking good ...

Special Education

What is the whole concept of special education? Special education is broadly used to refer to the teaching of those who cannot be educated using conventional teaching methods in a conventional classroom...

Looking at home ownership?

For many of us, home ownership is the ultimate goal, ranked among the things we value for financial security. In a climate of escalating interest rates and construction costs, however, can this dream possibly be attained...

Stepping out of character

Has anyone ever said those words to you? We all have a character that we play in life; and even as we assume different roles, such as friend, sibling, parent, worker or spouse, the basic traits of our character remain the same...

MENOPAUSE – Disease or change?

Menopause is a natural event in every woman’s life. It’s a process of change and transition as a woman’s body leaves behind the child-bearing potential and adjusts to lower levels of hormones...
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