“Things I wish I knew before I had sex...”

Bahamian women share their regrets and advice

For some women, recalling their first sexual encounter is no big deal; it’s something they can talk about freely and easily. For others, however, it’s a memory that takes some rediscovering, and maybe even some reassessing.

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Look like a star – Finding your celeb fashion inspiration

You see them on Instagram and on the cover of magazines. They are the fashionable elite: the celebrities who look effortlessly chic in their designer garb, which has been meticulously picked out for them by their stylists. And we all share the same thought upon seeing them: I wish I looked like that.

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Girl Guides salute of their own as Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis receives Queen’s Honour

The Bahamas Girl Guides Association (BGGA) salutes one of its own this week: Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis, who has been awarded the Companion of the Most Excellent Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG) for excellence in public and community health from Queen Elizabeth II.

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Eleuthera woman goes ‘Ohhhh Natural’ to offer Bahamians healthier options

A health scare in 2014 was what lead to Menishca Barr re-evaluting her life and deciding that she would be more aware of what she was putting in her body.

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Married to the Bishop

New book reveals challenges of being a church leader’s wife

Pastor’s wives ­– often misunderstood and misjudged; often viewed only like the extras in a movie who grace the scenery but do not play a major role. Some have lived without having their voices heard, and died with their purposes unfulfilled, never understanding that they, too, had a personal mission apart from their spouse. When facing personal trials, they struggle with the question of who to turn to with their burdens, all because of who they are – the wives of deacons, rectors, pastors or even bishops.

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Bahamian women reveal makeup must-haves

Makeup hasn’t really been the focus for most women over the past year, given the fact that face masks have made putting on a full-face of cosmetics rather redundant. But that doesn’t mean we’ve lost our love for makeup, and it doesn’t mean there aren’t still must-have products, especially in skin care, that we’ve continued purchasing.

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A new entertainment network for the ‘new normal’

EWURABENA Appiah has been a freelance writer and media professional for more than a decade.

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When ‘beauty is pain’ goes too far – Bahamian share their horror hair stories

We all know there is truth to the old adage “beauty is pain”, and many women will endure that pain as the price to slay all day.

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Local author’s Valentine treat

“Once out of sight from the main road, they relaxed on a seat beneath a casuarina tree and kissed. Then they gazed out across the sapphire blue sea to a lone sailboat on the horizon. The sun was going down, the sky like an artist’s canvas with gold and orange brush strokes. The sweet aroma of a barbecue drifted along the sea shore.” – Excerpt from the short story "Love at Sunset".

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You Go Girl – Leah Davis gets passionate about charitable causes

“Running my own marketing agency was always on the cards for me, the question had always been, when would be the right time?” That was the question Leah Davis, a 20-year marketing executive asked herself. The answer to the “right time” question was, surprisingly, at the start of a global pandemic.

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Learning made fun with Rosheeda Rolle

Rosheeda Rolle is a firm believer that learning should be fun; it should be engaging for the students and allow them to be creative.

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National Student of the Year nominee is a little girl with big dreams

EVEN at the age of 10, Delronae Mitchell understands the magnitude of the first Black and South Asian-American female Vice President of the United States of America being sworn into office.

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Helping women in need dress for success

IN PARTNERSHIP with the Salvation Army, which is celebrating 90 years of service in the Bahamas, local clothing brand CAY 92 is currently conducting a drive to encourage people to donate gently used professional clothing for women in need.

Is it really an engagement without a ring?

CRYSTAL, unlike many other brides, is planning a wedding – deciding on a venue, the style of bridal gown dress, the bouquet, etcetera – all without the formal promise of marriage symbolised by an engagement ring.

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The importance of fathers in the home

Former gospel rapper turned author promotes the family unit

Dominique Forbes is an evolved woman. We were first introduced to her as Junior Prodigy, or “JP” for short - a young gospel rapper and mother-of-one seeking to spread her message through music.