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Over the decades, visitors to Bermuda have often been struck by the chimneys that dominate our traditionally built Bermuda cottages. In 1923, one such visitor from Harvard, John S. Humphreys, published his book Bermuda Houses, apparently "at the request of a number of prominent architects in New York and Boston," who must have been interested in our architecture in general. He explains that our chimneys were "a prominent feature, particularly in the smaller houses." Of course, right from the time of Bermuda's first settlement, chimneys ...

Naturally Speaking

Cassava pie

When people talk cassava pie, you know Christmas is coming. I listen to the talk but have to confess that during the whole time I have lived in Bermuda I've never tried my hand at making it. The whole process sounds tedious to me, tedious and...

Holidays

DIY: Cedar Vase

Cedar greens picked from your garden or by the wayside are terrific for holiday decorating. On their own or combined with other hearty greens commonly grown in Bermuda, cedar greens will stimulate your imagination to create the simplest or the m...

Holidays

DIY Log Candleholders with Sparkling Candles

Cedar greens picked from your garden or by the wayside are terrific for holiday decorating. On their own or combined with other hearty greens commonly grown in Bermuda, cedar greens will stimulate your imagination to create the simplest or the m...

Holidays

DIY: Christmas Cracker Place Cards

Cedar greens picked from your garden or by the wayside are terrific for holiday decorating. On their own or combined with other hearty greens commonly grown in Bermuda, cedar greens will stimulate your imagination to create the simplest or the m...

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Four Fabulous Kitchens: Cool and Contemporary

A contemporary, open-plan interior opens onto a patio overlooking the South Shore, blurring the line between indoors and out and creating a kitchen and living space that is both beautiful and functional.   Most people design their dre...