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A Pauper’s Holiday

This article originally appeared in the September 1933 issue of The Bermudian.  Miss Scoville, who recently was graduated from Vassar College, wanted to see Bermuda. She had heard that the colony, being one of the fashionable resorts of the world, was also impossibly expensive; whereupon she assayed to prove that, even with little money, you can go almost anywhere and have a magnificent time provided you have initiative and enough of the adventuring spirit in you to ignore the crowd and do the things of your own choice in your own fash...

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August 1949: Wistowe

Originally appeared in "Crow's Nest" in the August 1949 issue of The Bermudian Whether its proximity to the Aquarium affects the matter cannot be proved, but it would seem that for many years Wistowe has been the happy hunting-ground for a su...

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Tommy Fox, The “King” of St. David’s

This article originally appeared in the December 1940 issue of The Bermudian.  In the parlour of his two-story home on the south shore of St. David’s Island, old Tommy Fox cleaned and pared his fingernails with a large fishing knife. Seate...

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Where I Grew Up: C.V. Jim Woolridge, Flatt’s, Smith’s Parish

I had a wonderful upbringing,” says former minister C. V. Jim Woolridge. “I had a great childhood—I had everything.” Born August 19, 1926, to George Philip and Lilian Edith Woolridge, he was named Clarence Vernon. “But my father loo...

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10 Facts From The 19th Century In Bermuda You Might Not Know

Bermuda's reliance on salt, cedar, and sailors ended in this era of political and economic upheaval. We played a part in the American Civil War, but our economy nearly collapsed afterwards. Though slavery was abolished in this era, black Bermudi...

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August 1977

This is a Classic Crow's Nest from our Archives.    While sipping a cocktail the other day with our good friend Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge, well-known Front St. businessman and restaurateur, we reveled in hearing again some of the...