It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly
secure to embrace the new. But there is no real security
in what is no longer meaningful.
There is more security in the adventurous and exciting,
for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
sensitive to others this season
you ever felt alone in a crowd? For some of us, thats
what Christmas is like. For the lonely, the depressed or
the disadvantaged, this is often a season which highlights
the negative side of life...
asked some of the women that we highlighted during the year
to tell us what is their favourite Christmas memory/tradition...
Jardine... a master jeweller
Barbara Jardine has chosen to live and work in Trinidad,
where appreciation of her work is very limited and the market
for art jewellery is small. Jardine is a master jeweller
who produces all her work by hand, crafting every stage
of it herself. Sometimes she uses ancient skills...
Anne Fridal shares her love for Christmas
new project is all about my love for Christmas, and
to everyone at Christmas. Its a compilation of traditional
Christmas pieces the Bach/Gounod Ave Maria, the one
that everybody can play; the Schubert Ave Maria...
for perfect Christmas favourites
Christmas season is a time for family, giving and merriment.
Several traditions make this festive holiday memorable...
some people, not being in an intimate relationship, especially
around the holiday season can be difficult. And then there
are others who feel that there are benefits to being single...
many looks of Christmas
Christmas. How I love Christmas. Well I hope everyone is
doing their final preparations for that big day, when we
celebrate Christ and all who are dear to us...
ahead for kids and the holidays
you are reading this, then you are one of the organised
parents who has Christmas under control. Or else, you are
leaving everything up to your spouse and restfully reading
your Sunday paper while Christmas fever grips the rest of
the household and everyone rushes about madly...
your bonuses work for you
the season to be jolly the old adage goes, and that is true.
For a great number of us, it is the season of bonuses...
positive in a negative world
we live in a global atmosphere of negativity that permeates
our society and affects us more than we know. It makes us
sarcastic and cynical...
make the garden
Selecting plants is an integral part of creating your garden.
Having designed your garden and prepared the beds, your
selections will be the next step in the process and this
all depends on the type of garden you have in mind...
Despite what others may think, women have special needs.
For starters, they need to love and be loved, to create
and to express their feelings. Every woman is a special
gem that shines in her own specific way. Women also have
special nutritional needs...
Editor-in-Chief: Dominic Kalipersad
Associate Editor: Essiba Small
Editing: Reba R Lewis
Layout, Design: Sean Simon, Camille Durham, Aadel
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