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Why are Bermudians “Onions”?
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Why are Bermudians “Onions”?

We got a note from good friend Rick Spurling of the St. David’s Historical society the other day. He had just read our piece on www.TheBermudian.com about Bermuda onions with recipes etc. which he commended us on and said how much he enjoyed reading. The St. David's Historical society had just held a great event (May 17th, 2014) at Carter House called Onion Day. In celebration of the Carter House Onion Day, Rick had written a kind of ‘ode to…


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Audacious Anna

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the November 2004 issue of The Bermudian. The full text appears here in its original form. Iron-willed Anna Maria Outerbridge outrages old Bermuda during the Boer War.   For…


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Hope to See You Soon!

Temple Rocks, Somerset, Bermuda South View of Government House, Mt. Langton, Bermuda New Floating Dock, Dockyard, Bermuda (H.M.S. Dominion in dock) Seaward, Bailey's Bay, Bermuda Town and Harbor of St. George, looking East from "The St. George", Bermuda Hamilton Hotel,…


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In Cod We Trust

Making a satisfying meal with dried, salted cod at the centrepiece had to have been a close to insurmountable challenge for Bermuda's early settlers. But necessity is the mother of invention, the making of a meal worth eating with precious…


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That Somerset Lot

From the dawn of time, comedy has been crucial to the human psyche, unleashing in us the healthy ability to laugh at ourselves and at the societies in which we live. One form of comedy is revue, a theatrical entertainment…

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Women and the Vote

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1999 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  The ascension of Premier Jennifer Smith and Opposition Leader Pamela Gordon - Bermuda’s first…