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Short Story: George and the Haunted House

It's 1932 and a young seaman, posted with the Royal Navy in Dockyard, gets a night out in Hamilton with his mates. What could go wrong? This article was first published in the August 1932 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  The Naval Dockyard on Ireland Island on a drizzling December day is as dreary a sight as any pessimist could desire, but on this particular day young George gazed at a small part of…


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Discover Bermuda’s Historic Cemeteries of the East

More than just a place to get your spook on, cemeteries are peaceful, beautiful places where you can learn about the lives of people from Bermuda’s past.   St George's Military Cemeteries, Grenadier Lane and Secretary Road This was once…


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LISTEN: A Boer on Burt’s Island and the Reflections of August Carl Schulenburg

Translated from Afrikaans by Dr. C.A.R. Schulenburg and edited by C.H. Benbow On the 8th of May 1901, thirty-two of us in Area 2 were surrounded by the British and taken prisoner. I had little with me, except my rifle…


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Where I Grew Up: Dolly Pitcher, St. David’s, St. George’s Parish

The Second World War brought change to the whole of Bermuda but nowhere was this truer than in St. David’s. [audio mp3="https://www.thebermudian.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DollyPitcherGM.mp3"][/audio]   Destroying part of the coastline to create landfill and building the American base, complete with airport, not…


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A Host of Ghosts: Tales from Bermuda’s Most Haunted Homes

This article has been taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the April 1977 issue of The Bermudian It’s certainly a bit annoying being evicted from your home having already paid next month’s rent, especially if it’s so pleasant…

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Portrait of an Artist & Activist

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in February 2004. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    Georgine Hill has played a major role in the development of the arts for more…