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House Tour: Spindrift, Spectacular Vernacular

Using traditional Bermuda elements, a fabulous high design, multi-unit resort-style vacation home is born and wins runner up in our 2014 Building Design Awards Spectacular Vernacular Spindrift’s design, by architectural firm CTX, is a fine example of the successful merging…


“Dickie” Tucker’s Christmas Past

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1983 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a…


Vintage Christmas Covers of The Bermudian

We love looking back at vintage Christmas covers of The Bermudian magazine - It always proves to be an enjoyable jaunt down memory lane and a reminder of how beautiful our island is when dressed up for Christmas time. Here…


DIY Christmas Cracker Place Cards

Cedar greens picked from your garden or by the wayside are terrific for holiday decorating. On their own or combined with other hearty greens commonly grown in Bermuda, cedar greens will stimulate your imagination to create the simplest or the…


Brandied Fruit Tartlets

These delicious fruit tarts are similar to mince pies but with a fun twist! Use cookie cutters to create fun designs on the tops of the tarts that will look impressive on a dessert tray. Ingredients:1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped…


5 Things To Do This Weekend: Holiday Season

Looking to have some fun this weekend? Here's what's going on around the island. HOLIDAY FEST IN DOCKYARD Head up to Dockyard for a fun winter festival including face painting, fun castles, complimentary photos, crafts, FREE presents, and prizes! Complete…


ABIC Community Engagement Award Party 2023

On November 30th, the ABIC Community Engagement Award winners were honoured with a cocktail reception at AXA XL. The award honours excellence in corporate citizenship and is presented annually to ABIC members that demonstrate a strong commitment to corporate volunteerism…


The Portuguese Christmas Presepio

For more than 30 years, Maria Furtado and her husband have featured a presepio—an elaborate nativity scene and important Portuguese Christmas tradition—in their home over the holiday season. We visited Maria to admire this impressive, homemade creation and learn about…


Christmas at Carter House

This article was taken from the Winter 2014 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Every year a party held one afternoon in late November or early December gives St. David’s its own touch of…


DIY Festive Votive

Cedar greens picked from the garden are terrific for holiday decorating. These festive votives, adorned in Bermuda Cedar clippings make a handsome addition to a holiday table. Light them up and watch as the Cedar leaves dance up and down…


VIDEO: The Bermudian Makes Cassava Pie

As we know, cassava pie is essential to a Bermudian Christmas. To the uninitiated, cassava pie is an odd mix of sweet and savory cake with a layer of meat on the inside. Families usually make a large quantity of…


Bring on the Cassava Pie!

A Bermudian Christmas without cassava pie would be like Easter without kites. This unusual dish—a sweet, spicy cake with a meat filling—is as essential to a local Christmas dinner as the turkey itself. Families usually make a large quantity and…

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The 2nd Annual ABIC Community Engagement Award