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Holidays

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 a touch of merry wrapping, and any one of these artisanal pairings is sure to make the perfect present: a delicious taste of Bermuda, with none of the holiday fuss!   BermyFresh Farm Box SubscriptionAll wrapped up in Christmas greenery, the BermyFresh…


Holidays

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…


Holidays

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 high with cotton bales from…


Naturally Speaking

Cahow Do You Do?

It's not surprising that when we arrived at the dock on Nonsuch Island last May, it was with a feeling of déjà vu because we had been there before—twice. The first time was in 2003 before the hurricane of Fabian fame when David Wingate’s motor…


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Dreamy Bedrooms

Masterfully designed bedrooms featuring fabulous fabrics, creative headboards, smart lighting, and tried-and-true palettes.     Double Duty Update   When her clients wanted an update of their guest room/office, Janice Burke of eye4design Interior Decorating created a clean, simple and comfortable…

Nature

Field Notes: Amaryllis

The name Amaryllis is a popular term given to several genera such as Hippeastrum, Zephyranthes, Sprekelia and Amaryllis, all of which are well-known ornamental garden plants. In Bermuda, the plants referred to as Amaryllis are mostly hybrids of the Hippeastrum.…