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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 children were sullen, and each now and then, They would grump to each other: “The man’s late again.” Now Ma in her head rag and me in my locks, Had just settled down to some…


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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…


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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 that it…


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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…


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Labour of Love

Steeped in seafaring history, an 1870s warehouse in St. George’s is lovingly restored by husband-and-wife team and Ocean Sails business partners Steve and Suzanne Hollis   A visit to the town of St. George’s never fails to instill “sea fever.”…

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Hot Fun in the Summer: Best Bermuda Barbecuing

When it's too hot to cook indoors so summer time in Bermuda means BBQ time, picnics and dinner under the stars. Here is our pick of the best Bermuda arbequeing. Enjoy!   Cedar-Planked Salmon - Serves 6 3 ½ - 4 lb…