Aya Wear, located in Zion Hill, Portland, is a clothing line that makes and sells African clothes. It's a business all right, but one that is making a strong statement about the African identity of its owner, fashion designer Arlene Passley, and her clients.
Doc, could you tell me if I have lost my virginity? A week ago, I was at a party where I am sure there was far too much alcohol. The boys were encouraging the girls to drink in a sort of game. Well, towards the end of the evening, I was feeling happy but a little out of it.
"Work hard and aim for the stars because you are never too old to achieve your goals," is the philosophy of craft vendor Stacyann Ainsley, who is currently pursuing studies to become a lawyer at the University of Technology (UTech) Academy in Trelawny.
He was a curious little boy who used to pull apart his father's clock and watches and put them back together, more often than not, incorrectly. Donald Brown, more popularly known as Danny, always had a passion for jewellery and repairs.
Whenever the game cricket is mentioned in Portland, it is more than likely that the first name to pop up would be that of Carl Brissett, international cricketer and now coach of the national under-15 team.