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Vintage Christmas Covers of The Bermudian

We love looking back at vintage Christmas covers of The Bermudian magazine - It always proves to be an enjoyable jaunt down memory lane and a reminder of how beautiful our island is when dressed up for Christmas time. Here are some of our treasured favourites from yesteryear.    December 1991     December 1992     December 1994     December 1995     December 1996     December 1999     December 2000     &n...

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Home for the 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 Plantain), you...

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Preserving Poinsettias

Native to Mexico, and known to the Aztecs, poinsettias once were a symbol of purity because of their vibrant colours. Nowadays, in many parts of the world, they are a symbol of Christmas and the holiday season. Bermuda is not exempt from this ho...

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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...

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Presents from the Pantry

What better way to buy Bermuda than with these “Presents from the Pantry”? Here we’ve paired our favourite locally made food products, offering you some fantastic flavour combinations and some gift ideas great for any holiday occasion. Add...

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A Christmas Carol – Part II

When Scrooge asked, “Are there no prisons?” the men replied, “Plenty of prisons.” There were plenty, with more on the drawing board. Between 1842 and 1877, two to three prisons a year were either built or enlarged through a dedicated con...