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Talking Shark Hash, Codfish and Coconut Cupcakes with Dolly Pitcher and Fernanda Pacheco

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 2002 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Dolly Pitcher is sitting in Fernanda Pacheco’s kitchen in St. David’s. It’s a cold, windy day that finds me talking to these ladies about family lore and old Azorean and Bermudian recipes—like shark hash. Dolly explains: “Take the head and tail off the shark and cut it into nice pieces. Boil it in salt…


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The Lili Bermuda Perfume Factory

Along Bailey’s Bay road a low white house stands behind a semicircular wall against which a flower border is gay the year round. A flagged walk leads under a trellis drooping with passion-vine. On trim lawns a tall white cedar…


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Greetings from the Bermuda Islands!

Hamilton Hotel road leading to terrace, Bermuda The Castle Harbour Beach, Bermuda Oleander Trees S.S. Fort Victoria Front Street West, Bermuda Front Street, Hamilton.  We'd love to see your vintage Bermuda post cards! Please send photos to info@thebermudian.com with the…


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The Origins of African-Bermudians by Cyril Packwood

In a seminal piece for The Bermudian in 1992, Cyril Packwood traced Bermuda's ethnic origins from Africa to Bermuda through their capture and trade, and as indentured servants or chattel slaves for more than 200 years. We are pleased to…


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Shark Oil Barometer

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 1973 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Gilbert Lamb doesn’t play the ponies or the English football pools, but he has been…

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Shipwreck Stories: The Sea Venture

You might think you know the story of the Sea Venture – but recent research reveals a new angle on the famous wreck that discovered bountiful Bermuda. Maybe the Sea Venture was less of a wreck – and more of…