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Bridging the Past and Present

I’ve often wished that the Bermuda Railway was still operating in Bermuda. Taking the train ride from Dockyard to Hamilton and then from Hamilton to St. George's must have been spectacular. Imagine trundling over 33 trestles and bridges spanning the most beautiful expanses of the island’s waters. Actually, Ruth Thomas, former Officer for Cultural Affairs and well known lady of the arts, doesn’t have to imagine it. She remembers travelling on it as a child and writing in an essay…


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Summer Living at it's Best!

  When the owners—a busy couple with teenage and college-age children—decided to furnish their new pool and patio area overlooking a south shore beach at Tucker’s Point, they turned to none other than Laura Farge-Lowe, vice president of Island Trading…


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A Few Nuggets of Wisdom to Help with Any Décor

While I’m not really a person who loves or does well with rules in general, there are a few rules that I cling to with interiors:   1. Floor plans, floor plans and more floor plans! I’ve now written three…


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Field Notes: Oleander

One of the finest floral features of Bermuda is that provided by the Oleander. To fully appreciate the loveliness of the flowers they must be seen, for words can scarcely describe the dazzling brilliance of the Oleanders during the months…


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The Spring Edit

I’m sure you are just like me and find life very busy.   I feel like I go from one thing to the other either for work, parenting, athletics etc.   Great fun but it’s busy…   And it’s in…

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Why Hire An Interior Decorator?

We all have personal taste, style and access to the internet.  So why hire an interior decorator when we want to update or fully redecorate our homes?    In a nutshell, an interior decorator has the training to come into…