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Postcards from Bermuda

In his latest Legacy Photographs series, internationally acclaimed portrait photographer Alistair Morrison has created a unique piece of photographic artwork that celebrates 14 iconic Bermudians and illustrates their achievements. There are few things in Bermuda more beautiful than the way the island land and seascape looks at the end of the day, and it is this evening light, which greets Morrison when he steps off the British Airways flight, that provides one of the overarching influences for his latest artwork, An Island’s Legacy—...

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Bermuda: Parish by Parish

New for 2018, this is more than just another book of beautiful photographs. It’s a journey through Bermuda from east to west, which gives equal standing to each of the nine parishes, plus the City of Hamilton and Town of St. George. Each se...

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The Island’s Past through Painting

We may never know what inspires some artists to paint. But for Charlton Heston, his stint as the titular character in the production of Macbeth staged at Fort St Catherine in 1953 inspired him to paint the explosive scene at the end of the play....

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Bermuda Nicknames

Ras Mykkal and SJD World are at it again! The two have teamed up to release their third book, Nicknames: How you got your nickname. A novelty book that dives into the stories behind the interesting ways Bermudians have a substitute name. Ras ...

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Mary Prince and Ashton Warner: Two Slave Narratives Transcribed by Susanna Moodie

With the recent publication of the late black American writer Zora Neale Hurston’s long-lost transcription of a slave’s story, slave narratives have been much in the news. For its part, Bermuda has given the world a classic work in this trag...

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Defenses of Bermuda 1612-1995

Bermuda’s incredible fortresses and defenses are visited by thousands of tourists and locals each year. Until now, very little information has been widely available about the design, development and operational history of these complex and var...