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Springtime Celebrations in Full Swing!

Spring is clearly on the way as the weather gets warmer and sunshine comes out to play and for that, we're ready to celebrate! Here are a few fun ways to spark some springtime celebrations of your own, none without good reason, of course!   Luck of the Irish On March 17, leprechauns rejoice and Bermudians become Irish, thanks to the festivities at Flanagan’s (69 Front Street, Hamilton, www.flanagans.bm)! Join them at Pier 6 for drinks and live entertainment from 6:00 p.m. onward, after you’ve had a traditio...

Holidays

Get House-Proud this Holiday Season with Gifts for the Home and Garden

In just 9 days stockings will be stuffed and Christmas joy will fill the air! For last minute gifts for the house-proud friend on your holiday list, check out these great gifts, all of which can be purchased locally!   Handmade Be...

Holidays

Christmas Tastes and Traditions: Stuart Hayward’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Although Stuart Hayward wrote this poem back in 1983, it still rings true for Bermuda so we thought we'd share it with you!   ‘Twas the day after Christmas and down by the shore, Things were so quiet you could hear the crabs snore. The ch...

Naturally Speaking

Marigolds

When I was a small child, I grew marigolds of the calendula officinalis variety. I didn’t know which species I was growing. I just planted the seeds my mother gave me in my own bit of garden and was delighted when most turned into healthy p...

Home

Ocean Adventures and Family Togetherness Inspire the Marquardt's Paget Home

Ocean-inspired and beautifully Bermudian is the theme of the Marquardt family home in Paget. Alan and Ruth and their two college-aged daughters, Brittany and Chelsea, not only enjoy the relaxed and serene atmosphere their home exudes, they love ...

Naturally Speaking

Parrotfish

Many years ago, long before I became acquainted with Bermuda’s glorious aquatic colours, I bought a piece of cloth to make myself a winter dress. When I took it home, my mother and grandmother showed instant disapproval. The material was a ...