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A Gentleman's Sport

The Preakness it isn’t. In fact, Bermuda lobster racing may rate somewhere on the excitement scale just below waiting for the sheriff’s department to close down the Sunday afternoon pony cart races in Eureka, Kansas. But whatever the racing of Panulirus argus is, or isn’t, Bermuda has had its first Invitational Lobster Race and has selected an entry in the Fourth Annual All-Service Lobster Land Race in Newport Rhode Island.   (more…)


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The Significance of Shipwrecks

A version of this article first appeared in Quest: The Journal of Global Underwater Explorers   This is a question I've been asked on several occasions and honestly, it is a fair question. When I first started working for the…


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Digging Up the Past

Archaeology is a uniquely important part of the historic preservation process. The Archaeological Research Committee at the Bermuda National Trust is a very active volunteer group undertaking archaeological excavations of historic houses and properties throughout the island, more often than…


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Cup Match in Sandys 1937

Article originally appeared in the September 1937 issue of The Bermudian   East End versus West End – the annual two-day cricket match has been a gala event in the Colony for thirty-five years. It was estimated that the thirty…


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The Story of Sailing

James Thurber's  “The Story of Sailing” was written for, and appeared in The Bermudian in June 1936. It has since been reproduced in journals of several other countries and in more than one anthology of humour. It seams to us…

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The Song of St. David’s Head

Reprinted from the June 1957 issue of The Bermudian   O, I’ve kept my watch for centuries In every kind of weather, Since the Olden day when galleons Linked all the seas together. I mark the crossroads of the sea,…