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Making Headlines

Director Reem Al-Bayyat’s movie was recently recognised on a prestigious global platform. Behnaz Sanjana finds out more about the creative mind behind the production. A...

From Couture to Charity-Shop Chic

Liz O’Reilly met the woman behind Valerie’s Corner at the island’s much-loved BSPCA Thrift Shop and found there’s more to the talented mannequin dresser...

High and Dry in Houston

Linda Brown-Hague lived in Bahrain for five years before heading back to the US in October 2015 to set up home in a suburb...

Collective For A Cause

Social media can be so much more than just a channel for frivolous pastime when it’s put to good use. The founder of a...

HOT SHOTS

From the editor’s chair, Liz O’Reilly shares the things that have piqued her interest this month. THE THINKING WOMAN’S PANTS OK, it’s an oft avoided...

Made for Walking

Much as we love the idea of chunky, furry, super-warm winter footwear, our climate precludes it for all but a few weeks of the...

What’s a Doula?

Chanelmama blogger Ouiam Charkani El Hassani explains the role of this most traditional of birthing partners. I remember how my grandmother used to tell me...

Your Health in Your Hands

Thanks to the advances in genetics and research, women can find out if they are at a higher risk of breast cancer and act...

Have Your Holiday Cake…and Eat It Too!

The summer holiday equation: excellent weather, fabulous location, good food, possibly plenty of grape and good company, together adds up to a wonderful time!...

Charming Comeback

If you are looking for ideas to revamp the look and feel of your interiors, then retro is the way to go. The style...