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The “Queen” and Her Master

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the January 1959 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   Ray Pushie, gimlet-eyed purser of Q.T.E.V. Queen of Bermuda, faces passengers from behind the inadequate shelter of a counter amidships on C deck where he sells postage stamps, cashes travellers' cheques, and absorbs complaints and questions with almost unfailing good humor, even under the most trying circumstances. The questions usually involve the possibility of…


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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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Historical Echoes of the “Old Town”

The article Historical Echoes of the “Old Town” by Ronald John Williams first appeared in the August 1931 issue of The Bermudian. It has been reproduced digitally exactly as it was printed. Before the Causeway was built that connects St.…


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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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The Woman Who Recorded The History of Mary Prince

In November 1999, one session of the second International Conference on Caribbean Literature at Bermuda College stood out from all the rest. The room was jam-packed – standing room only. A buzz of excitement filled the air. All kinds of…

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Bermuda and the American Revolution

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the November 1931 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   The unexplained gunpowder conspiracy in 1775.  It was natural that Bermuda should be…