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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 Waldo Emerson, 1844     And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley, “The…

Naturally Speaking

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…


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…


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…


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…


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.”…