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Leslie W. Wilson’s Cycle Shop

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the April 1992 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Leslie W. Wilson's Cycle Shop is one of the rare success stories in local, black family-owned businesses. In the 1950's, there were few moped repair shops. Most were one-brand outfits and only stocked the parts for and repaired their own. Wilson's may not have been the first to repair any and all makes, but…


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Our Threatened Fishing Industry

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in May 1990. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Bermuda ended an important chapter in the Island's heritage last month when the Government closed the…


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Hamilton, From Horse Power To Horsepower

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in May 1993. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Embracing an area small enough to hold in the palm of one’s hand, Hamilton, retreating from…


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Searching for Sir George Part 1

Sir George Somers has been receiving a lot of attention in recent years. We all know (or should, by now) the story of Bermuda’s founding and the role that he played in the “wreck and redemption” of the Sea Venture…


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Discover the Bermuda National Trust Cemeteries of the West

Learn about Bermuda's history from the headstones at these four Bermuda National Trust cemeteries. Royal Naval Cemetery -  Malabar Road, Ireland Island, Sandys This large cemetery of 2.73 acres is known as ‘The Glade’ and contains around 866 graves belonging…

Long Reads

Short Story: George and the Haunted House

It's 1932 and a young seaman, posted with the Royal Navy in Dockyard, gets a night out in Hamilton with his mates. What could go wrong? This article was first published in the August 1932 issue of The Bermudian. It…