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Classic Crow's Nest

April 1981

FROM FARAWAY SHORES (ran April 1981) The past couple months have brought us some rather extraordinary mail. (more…)

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April 1974

INCOME TAX  (ran April 1974) As far back as we remember there have been intermittent attempts to introduce income tax in Bermuda. (more…)

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The Colour of Tourism Part 2

In the advent of Bermuda tourism, the island was strategically promoted as the ideal playground for affluent (white) Americans. Part II   There were other dimensions to maintaining the racial idyll of Bermuda tourism. Whites coming to Bermu...

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Fashioning Our Heritage

One of the great attractions on Bermuda Day is watching the Gombey troupes come out in full force for the parade. With their colourful costumes and distinctive heart-throbbing drumbeat, the Gombeys have been dancing and entertaining Bermuda...

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The Colour of Tourism Part 1

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Bermuda and Hollywood

On July 24, 1946, the film Strange Love, starring Kirk Douglas, premiered at box offices across the United States. During the making of the film, which grossed $3.25 million, Mrs. Thomas N. Dill of Bermuda travelled to California to visit her s...