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Naturally Speaking

The Agave Plant

One morning as I was driving toward the Belmont Ferry on Harbour Road, I noticed a woody stem appearing inches above the wall on the waterside. A few days later it had shot up so fast I thought it could be a great illustration for Jack and the Beanstalk. Soon, two shorter companions appeared beside it, changing the visual effect and giving the illusion of a sailing ship with only three masts in view. Later, the masts developed budding branches,…


Nature

Spring Flowers

Taking a moment to savour Bermuda’s natural beauty...     I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. ~Claude Monet     Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.  ~Ralph…


Naturally Speaking

Kingfishers

Some of my most pleasurable childhood memories have to do with riversides in the U.K. Often I would spend lazy summer holiday afternoons sitting by the river Avon watching the water flow and reading a book. I always hoped for…


Nature

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…


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!  …

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…