Tag Archives: communicating

  1. International Letter Writing Competition Aims to Get Young People Writing Again

    Globally, around 320 billion letters are sent annually, but this is decreasing at a rate of around 3% a year. Although technology has made letter writing all but obsolete, it is worrying that in Barbados, the next generation may not gain the benefits of writing a letter. Doing so increases creativity and thoughtfulness which can lead a […]

    June 30, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Fay Cooke-Nurse, new President of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados Chapter, is encouraging communications professionals to guard against irrelevance in a world where “change is the new norm“. In her President’s address to the Annual General Meeting of IABC Barbados, Cooke-Nurse, a Public Relations and Media Relations Consultant and Principal of Millennium […]

    September 1, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. ARRIVAL (Aliens Movie, 2016) – Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker & Jeremy Renner

    When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team – led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that […]

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. KILL COMMAND (Sci Fi, 2016) – Vanessa Kirby, David Ajala & Mike Noble

    Set in the very near future, an elite squad of highly trained marines, led by commanding officer Captain Bukes (Lindhardt) are sent on a routine training exercise to a remote island. No one knows the precise location and from which all communications are cut off. They’re accompanied by “tech head” Specialist Mills (Kirby), a mysterious […]

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Which Barbadian & Caribbean Companies ignore Proposals or Requests? READ HERE & LEARN!

    There is a pervasive trend of companies who either originate in Barbados or have sprung from this rock or have done business here to ignore or perpetually postpone a query, proposal or an idea in the possible hope the person asking will give up or take the non-response as a negative. You may recall, not […]

    January 5, 2015Business, Editorial1 comment
  6. Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts? – Reactions (Everyday Chemistry)

    These guys are getting to the bottom of one of the biggest quandaries in science: Why dogs sniff each other’s butts… Turns out this behavior is just one of many interesting forms of chemical communication in the animal kingdom. Dogs use a special feature called the Jacobsen’s Organ to get chemical signals from their nose […]

    September 1, 2014Nature, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. RELATIONSHIPS by Sandy Daley: “Are You easily Swayed by Mini-Skirts and Booty Shorts?”

    Cheryl Hughes, when speaking on the subject of cheating, once wisely said, “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationship with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to be true.” This statement should certainly be plastered on everyone’s forehead as the summer gets […]

    August 21, 2014Events, FashionNo comments