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Classic Crow's Nest

September 1977

This article is from our archives. It originally appeared within the Crow's Nest section of the September 1977 issue of The Bermudian.   Anecdotes offered by Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge.   WEATHERBIRD “What shall I do with you Weatherbird?” “Lock me up for a month Mr. Godet, it’s cold out there you know.” So inside he went. Yet, if the truth be told, all of us who knew him held him in kind and tolerant regard, for without question, he was often a nuisance, but he never hurt a soul. Over the ye...

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A Short Anniversary

Sixty years ago, an advertisement in The Bermudian announced the arrival of the most recognizable image of Bermuda – it’s shorts. The year was 1947. World War II had ended two years prior. American gangster Al Capone died at age 48. India...

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Historical Echoes of the “Old Town”

The article Historical Echoes of the “Old Town” by Ronald John Williams first appeared in the August 1931 issue of The Bermudian. It has been reproduced digitally exactly as it was printed. Before the Causeway was built that connects St. ...

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10 Facts About Bermuda in the 20th Century You Might Not Know

New economic pillars sprang up for Bermuda in this age, including tourism and international business. This economic growth meant that we enjoyed a higher standard of living than many other developed countries, and our focus on tourism lead us to...

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Walter Hilgrove Ingham, the Last of the Rowboat Ferrymen

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the February 1952 of The Bermudian. On the 18th day of February in the year 1902 a young boy, fifteen years of age, walked down the steps of the Corporation dock in Hamilton,...

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A Day at the Races

This is an archived article. It appeared in a past issue of The Bermudian.  If you’d like to produce a faster and funnier movie film comedy than the celebrated Marx brothers’ “A Day at the Races,” all you need do is take your camera ...