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Waves of Change

For so many mothers in Bermuda, Port Royal Cove in Southampton forever evokes halcyon days spent with their small children building castles on the sand or bobbing in the shallow water. It certainly does for me. When our son was little, during the early 1980s, we would arrive daily on Horseshoe Bay armed with umbrellas, buckets and spades and after trudging our way up the narrow, sandy cliff path west of Horseshoe, Doug would run ahead, down to the hidden…


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Field Notes: Garden Geranium 

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 1953 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  One of the most popular garden plants in Bermuda is the garden geranium. This…


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Bermuda Beasts: Toads

The toad (Bufo marinus) is a characteristic Bermudian species, often lit up at night by you car’s headlights. These amphibians lumber along slowly with grumpy countenance, but despite their strange appearance they can be helpful to have in the garden.…


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Christophines

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the November 1938 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Bermuda, alive to the necessity of preserving its great natural beauty, is losing out…


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Tourist in Your Own Town: Warwick Parish

Who knew there was so much do to in Warwick Parish? For both visitors to the island and locals too, there's plenty of natural splendour to be found in Warwick - here are some of our favourites.   1. Astwood…

Hurricane Season 2022

The History of Hurricanes in Bermuda

It’s no secret that Bermuda has a long-standing relationship with hurricanes. In fact, if it weren’t for the hurricane of 1609, the Sea Venture would not have run aground on Bermuda’s reefs and our tiny island would have gone uncolonized.…