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Garden

Cooking and Growing Fresh Mint

There is no better time than spring to freshen up with mint. Also known as menthe, mint is considered a super plant because it supports a healthy digestive system; by activating the salivary glands, it helps the body to begin digestion as soon as food hits the mouth. No matter how good for you, fresh mint is more than beneficial to your health; it is also a simple way to enliven your favourite sweet and savoury recipes. In the spirit…


Naturally Speaking

Salty Air

It's a funny thing, but I rarely smell salty air in Bermuda. I associate that smell with the coasts of Scotland or Maine where the climate is so much colder most of the year. However, the other day when I…


Holidays

25 Days of Christmas: Decorate with Red!

Enhance your holiday decorating and entertaining this season by re-thinking red! Our creative ideas take the classic Christmas colour and give tradition a twist! Keep it simple and chic by splashing red in your centerpieces, your floral arrangments, even your…


Naturally Speaking

Writers Block

The other morning, struggling with a bad bout of writer’s block, I looked out of a window in my study in search of distraction. Sure enough, I found it, distraction of a cathartic kind. For there was our Allamanda cathartica…


Nature

A Halo of Hope

Under the auspices of the Pew Environment Group, Bermuda leads the world in initiating an important marine reserve within the outer boundaries of our waters. Bermuda sits within a very special part of the world’s oceans, the Sargasso Sea. This…

Holidays

A Classic Christmas

Rich in history and Bermuda charm, Bellevue Beach Cottage is bedecked for the holidays. Welcome to Bellevue Beach House, built in the 1920s and purchased by the Anderson family in 1932. The Andersons, from Grosse Point, Michigan, had ties to…