Home & Garden

Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Upon entering this distinctly beautiful Bermudian home, one is left with no doubt as to the season. White candles glow beside mirrors and silver Christmas figurines, while green and red seasonal keepsakes and decorations catch the eye and invite visitors to come in and share in the merriment. Christmas is definitely nearing, and the owner of this stunning home invites us in to tell us the stories behind her sophisticated yet inviting seasonal décor. In the front hall, guests are…


Holidays

DIY: Make a Bermudaful Wreath this Christmas

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by crafting a wreath using materials that you can find in your very own backyard. Living in Bermuda, we are lucky enough to have a unique variety of flora at…


Holidays

Christmas in Bermuda, 1946

Charm is Bermuda's forte and this tale of Christmas in Bermuda in the mid-20th century could not be more charming if it tried.  Christmas in Bermuda to the travel-hungry American, is an alluring sound. Bermuda at any season is unbelievably…


Holidays

Goslings Black Seal Eggnog

Who doesn't love eggnog at Christmastime? If you're making your own this year, try this recipe, courtesy of Goslings Rum - it's delicious and very, very Bermudian! Ingredients: 6 eggs, separated 1/2 cup sugar & 1/4 cup sugar 1 pint…


Nature

Beleaguered Oceans, Fragile Seas

Dawn breathed a translucent light across the Bay of Fundy. It was the kind of light that had captured the imagination of America's renowned mid-nineteenth-century marine painter Fitz Henry Lane whose depictions of ships, bays and harbours were set within…

Holidays

Pie Jinks

Never stand between a Bermudian and his Cassava Pie. If it isn’t on his Christmas table, either it isn’t Christmas or he isn’t really Bermudian. All you Trinis can keep your Pastels, you Guyanese your Pepper Pot (And your BG…