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A Look Back at Thanksgiving in Camden Cottage

When Molly Tolaram decided to host a traditional American Thanksgiving in Bermuda in 2018, she did it with the skill, flair and creativity of a professional designer and event planner. That will come as no surprise to her friends and family, as Tolaram has been a stylist since 1987 and is currently the owner of Paget Park, a special-events and production business she established after she married Bermudian Gregory Tolaram and moved to her new island home.     Born…


Nature

7 Times Spittal Pond Shocked Bermudians

Spittal Pond has hosted its fair share of surprises over the years. Bermudians have been shocked by ecological, historical, and even visual events that keep Spittal Pond always in the hearts and minds of locals. Photo courtesy of Ashley Monster…


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Field Notes: The Buttonwood

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the July 1952 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Rambling along the sea shore one is frequently confronted with a glossy green shrub…


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Bermuda Beasts: Cassiopeia Jellyfish

Also known as the upside-down jellyfish or mangrove jelly, this strange creature is very different from the average jellyfish. Here are 7 facts about the Cassiopeia jellyfish you probably don't already know. 1. While most jellies drift with the current, their…


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Where the Wild Things Are: 6 Plants to Forage and Enjoy

HIBISCUSThe garden hibiscus needs little introduction for it is found in practically every garden and is frequently grown as hedges along the roadsides. There appears to be no authoritative date of the introduction of this flowering shrub to Bermuda, but…

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10 Things You Should Know About Bermuda’s Geology

10 facts about Bermuda's geology you probably don't already know!   1. Volcanic Formation –Bermuda Wasn’t Always Where it Lies Today The American and European tectonic plates meet at a place in the Atlantic Ocean called the mid-Atlantic ridge. Here,…