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Holidays

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 holiday tradition as each year Bermudians seek out this plant to use as decoration in their homes and as gifts for family and friends. Poinsettias remain to this day one of the most popular plants, despite their short sale span of about six weeks and the common misconception that they are highly po...

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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...

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A Christmas Carol

Ribbons of black-tinged smoke curled from scores of Manchester’s factory chimneys to stitch ragged quilts that defied the sun. Shadows collapsed over buildings and stretched wide fingers across streets bustling with men unloading wagons piled ...

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Season’s Greetings!

"Nick 'O Time" Letter from Santa Create your own Magical Message from the desk of St. Nick! Put that last minute touch on Christmas morning with Nettleink's "Authentic" Santa Claus card, "direct" from the North Pole to Bermuda. Just write your p...

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Home for the Holidays: Christmas Boat Parade

The Christmas Boat Parade is Bermuda's largest single spectator event of the year and it's a wonderful way to entertain family and friends. This year's parade will be held on Saturday, December 12. The Parade will begin promptly at 6:30pm from t...