What XO Necole’s Founder Taught Me About Faith, Fortitude and Failure

I never thought a celebrity would show me that it’s ok to fail, recalibrate and return with purpose. But that’s exactly what I’ve learned from XO Necole founder, Necole Kane. As a pop culture junkie, Kane’s former Necole Bitchie was the go-to spot for black celebrity gossip, and I lived for it.  Every day, I …

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Caribbean Queens Sharing The Same Dream . . . Uh Throne

I don’t mind sharing my throne. Especially if it’s for a fellow Caribbean queen. My friend Danielle has returned to Jamaica after four incredible days in my hometown. I miss her already. (Dammit, who’s chopping those onions?) She kept saying how much fun she had and how much she loves The Bahamas, especially the colourful …

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My Nightmare Flight In The Not So Friendly Skies

Rogan Smith

The friendly skies were anything but yesterday. In fact, it was downright nightmarish. I’ve landed in snowstorms, thunderstorms, been on small planes that have lost an engine and while there is always concern, I never panic. I have to admit that Saturday’s flight really tested my faith. I was returning home after nearly two weeks …

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