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My Favourite Room: Great Room at Longtail House by Melissa Woods

OBMI interior designer Melissa Woods’s favourite room is an impressive one indeed: with 15-foot-tall ceilings and a 24-foot by 55-foot layout, the “great room” at Longtail House is a showstopper. Along with its aesthetic appeal, the functionality is what makes it truly Woods’s favourite. “I love the fact that this space encompasses multiple purposes,” said Woods. “It is a kitchen, dining area and sitting area all in one. It encourages the family to come together in space while still having plenty of room for people to mano...

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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Government House

It has been suggested that one of our early Governors was so unpleasant that his wife was subjected to physical abuse and probably mental as well. Far be it for this writer to assert this as fact and defame the man’s reputation further, howeve...

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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse

Completed and activated on May 1, 1846, accounts of unaccountable events at Gibbs Hill Lighthouse have been noted by a few past lighthouse keepers. The following was related to Mac Musson by Michael Dolding of Marine & Ports, part of whose j...

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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity

Our visitors are not exempt from the past. We can tell you of two incidents, totally unrelated and involving people from different walks of life and very different locations on the North American continent.   One involves a couple of ...

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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 noise...

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My Favourite Room: Games Room at Little Wallop by By Design

“We love this room for as many reasons as the ways the space can be enjoyed,” said interior designers Patti Crouch and Jill Henneberger of By Design Ltd. “The family can enjoy magnificent views, watch movies, socialise over a game of pool,...