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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: King’s Point in Mangrove Bay

King’s Point is the home of (now deceased) Teddy Tucker, internationally known for his underwater venture, knowledge of the sea, and many successful treasure dives around the reefs of Bermuda, and his wife Edna, who is a gracious hostess and friend to an endless parade of guests from all over the world. Out on the point overlooking the turquoise brilliance of Mangrove Bay, stands an old homestead with an interesting past and fascinating present, couch in the mysteries of the…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Shelly Hall in Shelly Bay

Once an imposing old dwelling built in the 19th century, Shelly Hall is an old homestead site that today has been absorbed into new and gracious condominiums of elegant proportion. There was a moment in the recent past when a…


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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: Verdmont Cottage

What is it you want to know,” he asked as he strode into my social parlor which serves as an office as well. “Well, since I am sketching your house for the book, it suddenly occurred to me that there…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Camden, Paget

Do people still see ghosts at Camden? If you make the story too ghostly, Bermuda will not be able to use the house for official functions!” So remarked a lady from Flatts in 1994. She recalled visiting Camden during the…

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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: St. Anne’s Rectory, Southampton

After our marriage, I moved into the St. Anne’s Rectory with Reg. It is a very old house with many interesting features including bricked-up and plastered-over fireplace, which is said to have a secret passage. There were many strange noises…