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Field Notes: The Surinam Cherry

This article was taken from our archives. It appears here as it did originally.  The Surinam Cherry is another example of an introducted plant finding its new home entirely satisfactory to its growth and development, so much so that N. L. Britton regarded this plant as naturalized in Bermuda when he published “The Flora of Bermuda” in 1918. Actually, the Surinam Cherry is a native of South America. Its introduction to Bermuda is somewhat obscure, but it is assumed that it was one of the many plants introduced here during the middle...

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It’s Superbia

While Bermuda’s entertainment scene boasts a plethora of discernible talent across all performance mediums, anyone who recalls the island’s heyday will tell you that it’s nowhere near as booming as it used to be. Decreased population numbe...

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Remembering Roland Skinner: 1940 – 2018

Bermuda photography legend, Roland Skinner passed away late last year, and while we will miss the man behind the lens, his photographs depicting the beauty and charm of Bermuda will live on. Skinner got his start at the age of 15 when he work...

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Bermuda Cat Tales

Curl up with a furry bundle of heartwarming cat memories in this tale of a life spent with Bermuda felines. Acclaimed island singer-songwriter Val Sherwood lovingly documents the lives and fortunes of the many rescue cats she has helped over the...

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BNG’s New Executive Director

It’s been more than 20 years since Peter Lapsley first got excited about art. Charming and erudite, the 42-year-old Bermudian has lost none of his enthusiasm since that first awakening. Lapsley is the new executive director of the Bermuda N...

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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 f...