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Seasonal Ingredient: Nasturtiums

These easy-to-grow, vibrant blooms make a wonderful addition to any mixed salad and may also be used as a colourful garnish on a variety of meals. Their slightly sweet and mildly spicy flavour is the perfect complement to many cooked dishes as well. What to Look for:Small, yellow-orange flowers with small, round green leaves that have lighter-coloured veins. Where do they Grow?Nasturtiums can be found both in gardens and growing wild across Bermuda. They grow low to the ground and…


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What To Do With Your Dead Christmas Tree

Now that Christmas is over, it's time to get the Christmas tree down and start the new year. But that doesn't mean you have to throw out your beloved tree: there are many ways to reuse it that will bring…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Westward Ho!

When you hear at Billy's back, your first question would be Billy who? In this case it's the least likely man in this part of an unlikely era for bona-fide ghosts. When we say that West Point is humming with…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: The Ghost of Jubilee Road

The night of July 14, 1979 hangs on my memory like a pall. The journey home to Orange Valley from Smith’s Parish would haunt me for a long time to come. It was nearly midnight when I headed home on…


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Plentiful Pumpkins

The autumn abundance of pumpkins brings the colours and flavours of fall into the home. Bermudians eat so much pumpkin—literally, tons and tons of it—there should be a Facebook page called Bermudians Love Pumpkins. We eat it all year round.…

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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Inlands, Paget 

A couple of hundred yards down the road from Camden is another old house imposingly set above an avenue of mahogany trees. This is Inlands, which was built by a leading merchant named Henry Gilbert Hunt. Hunt never lived in…