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Successful Use of Artwork and Accessories

Halloween is behind us and now we are fast approaching the holiday season with cozy evenings at home and loads of entertaining. This is the time of the year that I really move indoors and work on my house specifically to create the sense of purposeful atmosphere through artwork and accessories. Artwork and accessories are a wonderful expression of oneself as these are how your house communicates with you and your visitors. The art and accessories is the dialogue of…


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The Bermudian’s Vintage Christmas Ads

Since 1930, The Bermudian has celebrated all that is best about Bermuda, including the many businesses that have featured advertisements within our magazine. Here are a few of our favourite vintage ads from Christmases gone by.         …


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Decorating for Fall: Contemporary Pumpkins

Sometime last week I finally accepted that the colder months are officially here and bought some mini pumpkins to get in the fall spirit. I picked these up at Lindos—they have pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes for…


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Fall Ushers in New Colours!

My fingers are crossed that the weather is shifting into the cooler temps and into the Bermudian version of Fall. I must say I really enjoyed the winds and rain recently which really got me in the Fall mood. I’ve…


Naturally Speaking

Strolling Seymour’s Pond

As buses and cars hurtle towards Barnes Corner on Middle Road, Southampton, I doubt drivers and passengers give a passing thought to Florentius Seymour, made Commander of the Southampton Fort in 1653 and Governor of Bermuda from 1663 to 1668.…

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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…