Culture

The Consummate Bermudian

Bermuda Silver

Every antique tells a story and that is particularly true of silverware made in Bermuda. Look at a graceful spoon, for example, an elegant tankard or a beautifully crafted teapot, and questions immediately come to mind. Who was the silversmith? Where did he come from? Which Bermudian family commissioned him to make the piece and why? Where on such a remote island did he acquire the silver metal to craft it? As Hugh Davidson, chair of both the Bermuda National Trust's Collections and Advisory Committee and the Museums Committee, so right...


Arts

Short Story and Poetry Contest 2015

The Bermudian’s 2015 short story and poetry contest, “The Sea” is open to all residents of Bermuda and to Bermudians living overseas 18 years or older. Submissions of original, unpublished, short fiction should be up to 2500 words in lengt...


Our Bermuda

Building a Boasty Bermy Bonfire in 6 Steps

By Ananda Hill   Are you tired of depending on others to get bonfires off the ground? Or perhaps you have been to a few bonfires and would like to host your own. Either way these steps will help you to get started.      Bonfi...


Culture

8 Books That Should Be On Every Bermudian’s Shelf

Written by Ananda Hill   With so many informative, thought provoking works from local authors, there is never a shortage of books to read about Bermuda. With that in mind, coming up with 8 must-haves is a tall order, but regardless of our o...


Arts

Artists View: Christopher Marson

What’s your background? One of my earliest memories is of being a schoolyard with children running around chasing footballs and generally doing what small children do while I was sitting in a sheltered alcove drawing in a small notebook—a...

Arts

Artists View: Pierangelo Lanfranchi

Well-known manager of the Harbourfront Restaurant at BUEI, Pierangelo Lanfranchi is steadily building a name for himself on the local art scene with his stunning landscape photography. Originally from Lake Como, Italy, Lanfranchi is equally pass...