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“Dickie” Tucker’s Christmas Past

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1983 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse..." It's been a long time since most of us heard that rhyme as young children. Indeed, it's probably been a long time since we've even bothered remembering our own youthful yuletides. I can recall our early Christmases, gathered around a blazing fire listening to ...

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December 1977

This article has been taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1977 issue of The Bermudian. It appears exactly as it did originally.  Glimpses of the action at Rural Hill, the largest local auction in recent memory – ...

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The Story of Fort Hamilton

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the July 1946 issue of The Bermudian and has been reproduced exactly as it appeared originally.   The settlement of Bermuda began in 1612 with the arrival of sixty se...

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Where I Grew Up: Kenneth Bascome, St. George’s Parish

You could say that Kenneth Bascome came into the world with a bang, not a whimper. Born at home on Wellington Hill, St. George’s, in August 1948, he fell on the floor at the age of two hours and hit his head. “That’s why,” he says, “I...

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Ambassador of Song: Roy Talbot

This article is from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in May 2002. It is replicated here exactly as it first appeared in print.    Roy Talbot, the last the Talbot Brothers, remembers a life of harmony. He is the la...

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Where I Grew Up: Walter Lister, Sandys Parish

When James Alfred Lister left his country, the island of St. Kitts, in 1902 to sail to Bermuda, he embarked on a family journey far longer than the geographical one between two islands. Travelling with him to Bermuda were his wife and family ...