The Story of Sailing
Heritage

The Story of Sailing

James Thurber's  “The Story of Sailing” was written for, and appeared in The Bermudian in June 1936. It has since been reproduced in journals of several other countries and in more than one anthology of humour. It seams to us a good idea to offer this learned dissertation yet once again. People who visit you in Bermuda are likely to notice, even before they notice the flowers of the Island, the scores of sailing craft which fleck the harbours and…


Recipes

Melon Ball Ice Cubes

Great for summer, this recipe incorporates in-season melons into your summertime cocktails.  IngredientsWatermelonCanteloupe
Honeydew melon DirectionsCut melons in half and remove seeds.Use a melon baller and scoop out the melon balls from the fruit. Don’t worry if they’re not perfectly round,…


People

Andrew Stevenson, “Bermuda’s Whale Man”

Eight seasons ago he didn't know what kind of whales migrated past Bermuda. After completing his one-hour documentary "Where the Whales Sing" and an illustrated coffee table book published in the UK and USA, he has now spent more time…


Heritage

The Song of St. David’s Head

Reprinted from the June 1957 issue of The Bermudian   O, I’ve kept my watch for centuries In every kind of weather, Since the Olden day when galleons Linked all the seas together. I mark the crossroads of the sea,…


Recipes

Paw Paw Paradise

It’s summertime in Bermuda, and pawpaws are ripe for the picking. The colour of the fruit, both inside and out, is a beautiful golden orange as warm as the summer’s setting sun.   The pawpaw tree can produce fruit all…

Recipes

Bermuda Onions!

The famous Bermuda onion, popular the world over, is known for its sweet taste and a flavour so mild some say you can eat them like apples!       Although Bermuda farmers no longer produce enough to export, this…