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1940 – From the First Issue of The Bermudian

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the first ever issue of The Bermudian in February 1930. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  It was November 1940, and the Old Bermudian was coming home, having been away from his beloved Island for ten long years. He had boarded one of the New York-Bermuda hundred passenger air yachts at ten o’clock in the morning, stopped off an hour for luncheon at one of the mid-ocean…


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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…


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The Story of Sally Bassett by Cyril Packwood

The Bermudian expression ‘A Regular Sally Bassett Day’ means a sweltering, really hot day! Sally Bassett was a real person and this is her story. Sarah Sally Bassett was a slave owned by a blacksmith in Southampton. In the year…


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Bermuda Through the Eyes of Christopher Plummer

When the Bermudiana Theatre opened, it featured the Berkshire Players from Stockbridge, Massachusetts. A little later Dick Butterfield returned to Bermuda after graduating from Trinity College at the University of Toronto where he had been president of the dramatic society.…


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12 of Bermuda’s BEST Historic Sites

Bermuda is a small island, which means that everything needed for a nation's infrastructure is packed close together. Everywhere has a story to go with it from the centuries of human history the island has experienced, and the millions of…

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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…