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Ebrahim: ‘The Terrorist’s Son: A Story Of Choice’

Ebrahim: ‘The Terrorist’s Son: A Story Of Choice’

[Written by Nadia Laws] Peace activist Zak Ebrahim, the author of ‘The Terrorist’s Son: A Story Of Choice’ will be on Island this week for a Meet the Author event, hosted by Somersfield Academy on Saturday, September 8th at 10am. Zak was just a boy when his father was convicted of being one of the conspirators behind the 1993 World... Read more of this article

Wells: ‘If You Apply Yourself, Sky’s The Limit’

Wells: ‘If You Apply Yourself, Sky’s The Limit’

[Written by Nadia Laws] Nothing worthwhile comes easy – that’s something business owner Coral Wells, of ConnectTech and W&W Solutions Ltd, discovered last year when taking the StreetWise ‘MBA’ programme. She embarked on the six month course in January 2017, hoping to network with other CEOs/ established local entrepreneurs,... Read more of this article

Stephan Johnstone: ‘Clarity & New Perspective’

Stephan Johnstone: ‘Clarity & New Perspective’

[Written by Nadia Laws] In the early days of his graphic design business, SJD World, Stephan Johnstone was mostly learning by trial and error. It wasn’t until 2017, when taking a course created for established small and medium business owners in Bermuda – called StreetWise ‘MBA’™- that he finally got some formal instruction to help his... Read more of this article

Yoga Couple ‘Fall In Love’ With Bermuda

Yoga Couple ‘Fall In Love’ With Bermuda

[Written by Nadia Laws] Acro Buddhas founders Miranda and Ryan have travelled the world sharing their unique blend of acrobatics, movement arts, dance and yoga with their fans, and recently spent time in Bermuda, with the flexible and fit duo saying they “left a piece of our hearts in Bermuda” and “absolutely fell in love with its... Read more of this article

Bermuda Inspired Collection Of Party Goods

Bermuda Inspired Collection Of Party Goods

[Written by Nadia Laws] As childhood friends, Niamah Cann and Lyn Winford would always bounce creative ideas off one another. Their dream was to one day collaborate on a project together – and recently they got that chance – when they paired up to create a collection of Bermuda inspired party ware. The duo tell us more about the experience... Read more of this article

Tiffany Butterfield-Douglas Models For ‘In Style’

Tiffany Butterfield-Douglas Models For ‘In Style’

[Written by Nadia Laws] Bermudian Tiffany Butterfield-Douglas has been modelling on catwalks and competing in plus size pageants for nearly ten years now. The 32-year-old beauty recently got the chance of a lifetime to model for In The Style, an online fashion retailer in the UK, which just launched its new collection of clothing for curvy shoppers. Ms... Read more of this article

WHM: Firefighter Lieutenant Russann Francis

WHM: Firefighter Lieutenant Russann Francis

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Nadia Laws] Russann Francis was looking for a challenge when she joined the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service at age 28. She applied not sure of what it entailed to join the organization, but quickly realised she had the determination and right mindset to succeed. Today, Lieutenant Francis is the highest... Read more of this article

WHM: Na’imah Astwood Rising Up The Ranks

WHM: Na’imah Astwood Rising Up The Ranks

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Nadia Laws] For their first 82 years, the Bermuda Police Service was all male, and it was only in 1961 that the first women joined; now Chief Inspector Na’imah Astwood is the highest ranking woman in the BPS. While she loves her job now, she recalls having some negative interactions with... Read more of this article

WHM: Fashion Super Stylist Shiona Turini

WHM: Fashion Super Stylist Shiona Turini

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Nadia Laws] Few people have been able to accomplish as much in the international fashion arena as Shiona Turini. Ms Turini, a fashion editor and style consultant, has worked at publications like W Magazine, Teen Vogue, CR Fashion Book and Cosmopolitan, which happens to be the largest women’s magazine... Read more of this article