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Bicycling Bermuda: February 1930

This article is taken from our archives. It appeared in the very first issue of The Bermudian Magazine in February 1930 and was written by Margaret Copp, who gives a charming account of her visit to Bermuda where she hired a bicycle and toured the island from one end to the other, often covering over 20 miles in a day! “SEA-SICK six times,” I wrote on the back of a letter that would return to the states the next day on the motor ship Bermuda. Land was slowly appearing in vague shadows to the south. After all it had not been a bad tr...

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Much Excellent Fish: February 1938

Have you heard about the fishermen in Bermuda? We – that’s me and old Charlie Ball of the Gratitude, Carl Stubbs of the Princeton, Joe Soares of the Spanish Queen and young Louis Mowbray, who helps his father run the Government Aquarium a...

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Ghost Towne

The white-roofed houses and quaint walled alleyways of St. George's take on a ghostly ambience in the yellow light of street lamps after dark. Such is the old town’s silence you can easily hear the tread of feet, the creaking of bamboo and the...

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From Yacht to Freighter

The article is from our archives. It originally appeared in the January 1948 issue of The Bermudian The afternoon we chose to go to Somerset by the Diamond rather than by rail, ferry, bicycle or the Somerset Express, Ingham’s bus, which us...

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That Somerset Lot

From the dawn of time, comedy has been crucial to the human psyche, unleashing in us the healthy ability to laugh at ourselves and at the societies in which we live. One form of comedy is revue, a theatrical entertainment consisting of sketches,...

Classic Crow's Nest

September 1977

This article is from our archives. It originally appeared within the Crow's Nest section of the September 1977 issue of The Bermudian.   Anecdotes offered by Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge.   WEATHERBIRD “What shall I d...