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Real Wedding: Zoe & Bennet

At a Halloween party in 2012, Zoe Kempe met Bennet Gibson. He was dressed as tennis star Andy Murray, while she was dressed as 50 Shades of Grey, complete with 50 different shades of grey paint samples attached to her dress. “I think we may have caught eyes because I’ve always had a thing for tennis players and he must have been trying to figure out what I was dressed as!” laughs the bride. From that day, the rest was history. The proposal came when Zoe least expected it. The couple had just spent Christmas in Whistler with the...

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How I Built a Children’s Library in West Africa

Kristen Scott Ndiaye is a Bermudian currently living in Toronto, Canada. She believes that the smallest gestures, over and over, can have a big impact. For years, the question has continuously run through my mind of how I could broaden childr...

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More than Just Memes

Bermuda’s media landscape has transformed drastically in recent years, with the closure of once-formidable outlets like VSB and the Bermuda Sun signaling a fundamental shift in how Bermudians consume their information. In what is truly an “a...

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Making Maternal Secrets

Lucinda Spurling is well-known for her award-winning Bermudian documentaries, but it has always been the writer and director’s ambition to do feature films, in particular, Bermuda stories that have international appeal. People told her that it...

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Victory Over Violence

Whether directly or indirectly, the issue of domestic abuse is one that touches us all, as it affects one family in every neighbourhood on average. While Bermuda officially recognises such violence as criminal, the reality is that many in our co...

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Bermudians of the Year: Martha Dismont

For too many years too many children in Bermuda have suffered both emotionally and academically because of their vulnerability to issues outside their control affecting their families: economic challenges making affordable adequate housing diffi...