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Made by Bermudians: Melanie Eddy
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Made by Bermudians: Melanie Eddy

Melanie Eddy stumbled upon her craft by a happy accident. Now, over twenty-five years later, she has a reputation that precedes her, write-ups in many of the world’s leading publications and a successful bespoke, London-based practice; she has shattered all of her own expectations. Although a passionate student of art since her schooldays, when it came to applying to a fine arts programme for university, her confidence faltered. “I didn’t think I had what it took to make a living…


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A Highly Accomplished Heroine: Edna Watson

As the heroine of a flying boat crash, a history-making parliamentarian and a social reformer, Edna Watson received many plaudits during her lifetime. So it was fitting that on July 19, 2013, nearly 40 years after her death, she received…


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How Karen Plianthos is Leading the Fight Against Ocean Pollution

More than 2,000 pounds of marine debris was removed from Bermuda’s waters this summer by ocean activist Karen Plianthos, as part of her annual ‘Cash Bash Trash’ cleanup campaign. The initiative, which was started by Plianthos seven years ago has…


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7 Things You Don’t Know About Clyde Best, But Should

From humble beginnings playing football for local teams such as Somerset Trojans to overcoming racial adversity on international fields as a professional sportsman, Clyde Best’s story is one of true grit and resilience. Here are 7 facts you should know…


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Aderonke Bademosi Wilson is Achieving Her Own Goals, While Helping Others to Do the Same

Aderonke Bademosi Wilson’s advice to anyone caught between careers: give yourself time. Doing so helped her identify her interests and skills and  how she could put them to work.  The former director of the government's communications team launched ABWilson Consulting…

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Where I Grew Up: Ruth Thomas, Devonshire Parish

Born in 1932, Ruth Thomas spent her first 17 years in Devonshire Parish although she says, “I didn’t live deep into the heart of Devonshire. I was on the edge and what people don’t know today is they called it…