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Fish Tales Book, New for Kids!

After 17 years, the second Fish Tales children’s book has arrived on the Bermuda market. Like book one, this is a collaborative effort between author Debbie Jones and illustrator Jodie Tucker, who have been friends since childhood. Tucker’s colourful illustrations bring the story of two little fish, Freddie and Sam, alive. Growing up on Hungry Bay, Paget, Tucker has firsthand knowledge of fish and their behaviour, and some of her earlier work featured marine life. Years ago, Jones was inspired…


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Adventure Tale in Bermuda

If you want to look at our island from another angle, pick up a copy of Pink Rock by Ron Lacey, an adventure novel that hits home. The author stresses that although the plot is about a group of terrorists…


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Masterworks at 25

For the past quarter century, the Masterworks Foundation’s Tom Butterfield and Elise Outerbridge have pursued a single-minded goal: to collect quality artworks featuring Bermuda to help build a stronger sense of our national identity. They began with the “twelve apostles,”…


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Rare Birds by Elizabeth Gehrman

In April 2009, freelance writer Elizabeth Gehrman was in Bermuda working on a travel story for the Boston Globe Magazine when she went to Nonsuch Island with Jeremy Madeiros to see Somers, the first cahow chick born on the island…


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Godet's Green Man Gombey Wins!

Bermudian artist Molly Godet was completely surprised at her recent Charman Prize win for her exceptional watercolor painting Green Man Gombey. Now in its fifth year, the Charman Prize is sponsored by John Charman and given by the Masterworks Museum…

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New Books on Black History

The National Museum of Bermuda (NMB) Press will release in early 2013 two new books that highlight poignant stories of black Bermuda. The first is a newly edited version of the late Cyril Outerbridge Packwood’s seminal 1975 history of slavery…