Beauty & Brains: Meet Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2019, Kadejah Bodden

Twenty-four-year-old Kadejah Bodden won the hearts of the crowd and judges when she took centre stage at this year's Miss Cayman Islands Universe Pageant and claimed the title and crown. But her long legs, striking smile and winning personality aren't the only qualities worth mentioning. Bodden holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University... Continue Reading →

Art with Purpose: One Man’s Trash is These Artists’ Inspiration

Around the world, we’re witnessing an ever-increasing rise in single-use plastic pollution and learning of its impact on our environment and the wildlife which live within large nations like Kenya and Taiwan and Caribbean neighbours Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, Dominica, Haiti, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It’s also been a threat in cities like Montreal,... Continue Reading →

Natalie Portman: A Heart of Gold

Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman flew to the Cayman Islands recently to speak at the 2019 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in Grand Cayman.

Exciting Acrobatics Heating Up the Cayman Islands

To an architect, a blueprint is just the beginning of a dream realized; to a chef, basic ingredients can set the tone for a beautiful meal; to an artist, a blank canvas is open to endless possibilities; and to a traceur — someone who practices the challenging discipline of parkour — a cityscape is literally... Continue Reading →

Loving Business Partners

Becoming an entrepreneur brings with it a unique set of challenges – from learning the ropes to copious amounts of paperwork – but the rewards often outweigh the risks involved, especially if the journey is travelled with your spouse at your side. So is the case for several successful business owners within Camana Bay, like... Continue Reading →

Sybil McLaughlin: Island Girl and National Hero

Sybil McLaughlin is celebrated throughout the Cayman Islands for her remarkable career and her dedication to the Cayman Islands Government. As the first woman to achieve the designation of National Hero of the Cayman Islands, Mrs. McLaughlin is often regarded as an inspiration to women – both young and old – across the Cayman Islands... Continue Reading →

Grace Byers: Shining Caymanian Star

Self-described as a small island girl with big dreams, Grace Byers née Gealey was destined for greatness. Born in Butler, Pennsylvania to an American father and Caymanian mother, Grace, her older sister, Faith, and their mother moved to Grand Cayman at the tender age of two-years-old and settled in the laid-back district of Bodden Town.... Continue Reading →

Girl on Purpose: Moderation

My darling daughters of the world, In a world where we are often pressured to do it all - perfectly and all at once - it is easy to feel as though there is no time to rest; there is no time to go back to school; there is no time to pray; there is... Continue Reading →

A Star is Born: Monyque Brooks, Miss Cayman Islands 2016

Poised, graceful and passionate of the arts, culture and Caymanian heritage are the qualities that separated the reigning Miss Cayman Islands Monyque Brooks from the other contestants and ultimately won her the crown in January, along with titles ‘Best in Gown’, ‘Best Smile’ and ‘Miss Photogenic’. Monyque was enthralled in music and dance as a... Continue Reading →

So You Want to be a Freelance Writer

When I first began freelance writing five years ago I never imagined all of the opportunities that would come my way. I was fortunate enough at the time that the nature of my day job required me to write for the Cayman Airways in-flight magazine, Skies. Years later, I moved on to a marketing role... Continue Reading →

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