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What’s in a Name?

One of the more entertaining things one can do when traveling across Bermuda is to take note of the street names and house signs. In many other countries, streets reflect a country’s heroes and chiefs of state, counties and famous battles or simple routes and attached numbers. Numbered street addresses were introduced in Britain in the 1850s. However, in Bermuda numbered streets and postal addresses were introduced only recently in the 1970s to assist in the delivery of the mail. Up until then, locations, streets and homes were identifie...

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Seasonal Ingredient: Nasturtiums

These easy-to-grow, vibrant blooms make a wonderful addition to any mixed salad and may also be used as a colourful garnish on a variety of meals. Their slightly sweet and mildly spicy flavour is the perfect complement to many cooked dishes as w...

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3 Ways to Get Healthy with BermyFresh This Winter

Begin the New Year with the best of intentions and the best of locally grown produce from BermyFresh. Bermuda’s resident urban farm has produced microgreens, baby lettuce greens, herbs and shiitake and oyster mushrooms since 2015. Grown in the...

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Bachelor in Paradise

Travelling through an unassuming narrow dirt road lined with mature palm trees, I turned into the driveway of architect Tripp West’s personal home. After years of watching his amazing architectural designs come to life in our annual Building D...

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Updating Old Bermuda

For over 80 years OBMI has been designing cottages and homes, many by the sea with vast turquoise views. Taking a traditional Bermuda cottage and modernising it while maintaining its original character has brought a new trend to Bermuda architec...

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DIY Sea Glass Frame

What better way to showcase your summertime fun than in a frame with a fun DIY twist - using sea glass collected from Bermuda's beaches? This simple project is exceptionally easy to pull off but takes a few days to complete because it requires a...