Dr. William Aiken
Dr. Aiken is a Consultant Urologist and lecturer at the University of the West Indies and has written extensively on the subject of men's health. He is a past president of the Jamaica Urological Society. In our "Men's Health" feature, he looks at the top ten desirable traits women are looking for in a man with the hope that men will use this platform for self improvement.
Forlet Bright Gray
Ms. Gray is a retired educator who has always had a deep-rooted passion for flowers. Ever since she can remember, she has been attracted to their captivating beauty, colour and fragrance. She resides in the untouched, salubrious parish of Portland. And, since her four children are now adults, she now devotes most of her creative energies to her garden. She has now published her first book entitled "Garden" feature, she writes on gardening blunders and how best to avoid these.
Ms. Miller is a freelance writer who gets a kick out of writing about art and human interest stories. She has written for The Gleaner and several local publications and also worked as a correspondent for the China-based, Xinhua News Agency. She is the mother a young daughter, who inherited her love for art and books. In our "Travel & Recreation" feature, she invites us to participate in the 5K's (run/walk) and shows us how to prepare for these. In our "Art" feature, she stops in with, artist, Eugene Campbell.
Ms. Geister is a lifestyle journalist and multimedia producer. A former Much Music Network entertainment and music video producer she made the change from "life in the fast lane" to focus on positive, life-affirming stories or "media with a message", as she likes to say. In this edition, she visits two beautiful homes, unique and different in design style but both filled with much warmth and comfort.
Manager-Business Development & Marketing at one of the leading general insurance companies in Jamaica, British Caribbean Insurance Company Limited (BCIC). She has over 20 years experience within the general industry. In our "Real Estate" feature, she looks at the benefits of investing in a rental property and how this can help one in achieving financial independence.
Dr. Janice Lindsay
Acquired a Master of Arts in Heritage Studies from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, and a PhD in World Cultural Heritage Studies from the University of Tsukuba in Japan. Dr. Lindsay held the position of Principal Director for Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Jamaica. She pent a great deal of time exploring and highlighting elements of Jamaica's cultural heritage. She wrote on some of the beautiful gardens of Drax Hall Country Club, including her own. In our "Landmark" feature, she toured the magical Blue Lagoon in Portland.
Dr. Judith Dallas
Dr. Dallas is Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, practising at Winchester Business Centre and Harbour View Medical Centre. She is a former lecturer at the University of the West Indies. She is also Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has written for several publications, including the West Indian Medical Journal. She is married and is the mother of two children. In "Women's Health", she writes on thyroid disorders and how a healthy lifestyle can contribute to the prevention or treatment of this disorder.
Ms. Wint is an interior designer and has written on design for several publications, including The Gleaner. Her design business, Nica Interiors, specializes in commercial and residential interior design as well as construction finishes. In our Interior Design feature, she gives us tips on decorating rental properties.
Dr. Geoffery Walcott
Dr. Walcott is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director for Psychotherapy Associates. He was the Consultant Psychiatrist in charge of Community Mental Health Services for the parish of Kingston and St. Andrew in 2016. He is a former Associate lecturer in the department of Community Health and Psychiatry as well as the Master's in Public Health Programme at the University of the West Indies. He writes on some of the more prevalent mental disorders in our society.
Ms. Parkinson loves art, good food and hopping throughout the Caribbean. She is a connoisseur of Caribbean cuisine and an avid photographer. Her publications include "Culinaria: The Caribbean", "Jerking Around Jamaica", "Cocktails and Hors d'oeurves", "Nyam Jamaica" and "Barbados Bu'n-Bu'n". The latte two are, now e-books, available on Amazon/Kindle. In our Food and Entertainment feature, she gives a complete lesson on the very versatile coconut.