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Charlotte’s Sail 2015

  It began in 2010 as Raise Your Spirits, a sober sailing programme for those affected by drug and alcohol abuse and later became Charlotte’s Sail following the death of young Bermudian, Charlotte Watlington in the fall of 2013.The addiction community is hit especially hard by suicide as those struggling with substance abuse issues are at an especially high risk.  Speaking about the programme and his beloved daughter, Charlotte’s father, James Watlington says, “Charlotte was an exceptional person, she brought…


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Slideshow: Pumpkin Picking!

Pick-it-yourself pumpkin patches--an activity borrowed from our neighbors to the north--have taken off in popularity since local farmers started opening up their fields for a family fun day in late October. This year, Wadson Farm's annual pumpkin picking will take…


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Zara Arrives in Bermuda!

  Just off Darrell’s Wharf in Warwick, bobbing peacefully in the harbour, a new resident is turning heads.With a coterie of other sailboats around her, the 77-foot catamaran Zara stands out like Kate Upton at a comic book convention. To…


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Twelve to Twenty: Photographing Teenage Bermuda

 "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are" e.e. Cummings     Spending your days peddling around Bermuda on a bicycle in the wintertime searching for teenagers may be a nightmare for some, but for Toronto-based…


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First Swim

The Bermudian, May 1989 Winter is past, spring is flying past and so I want more than just to walk along the shore breathing the salty air, watching the blowing spume. Now, as the sea settles to a smooth gloss…

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Building On Legend & Legacy

November 12, 2014—Ariel Sands Drive, Devonshire. It’s mid-afternoon. Overcast but still balmy. Summer has yet to beat a full retreat and the clouds are high and thin, obscuring the sun just enough to make the growing crowd at the old…