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Champion of the People: Gina Spence

Gina Spence has for 45 years been one of Bermuda’s leaders in charity, community outreach and accessibility to the performing arts who last year helped up to 1000 children. Her journey began with heartache at a young age and tragedy as an adult, and yet has since grown to a long-lasting desire to help others which she hopes to spread to a new generation. Spence, the founder of Gina Spence Productions (GSP), grew up in foster care, which she claims…


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Made by Bermudians: Laura Smith

Happiest in the hot shop, Laura Smith is the founder of Laura Elizabeth Glass, a bespoke glassmaking company specialising in eclectic, elegant commissions. Bermuda-born and raised, Smith creates glasswork heavily inspired by her island home. Her subtle use of metal…


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One Man’s Lifelong Passion: The Cahow & Nonsuch Island

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the September 1993 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. More than forty years ago the world scientific community was stunned by the announcement…


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Our 2022 Health Hero: Bee Thurlow

This summer we put a call out to the public, asking the question: “Who is Bermuda’s 2022 health hero?” With more than 1,700 votes, the answer is clear: Cardiac rehab exercise specialist Bee Thurlow is a force, helping high-risk individuals…


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Our 2022 Rising Stars

This year’s Rising Stars is a remarkable group of up-and-comers with immense passion and an unwavering desire for success. They are dedicated and ardent and together they prove that Bermuda’s future shines bright. Aldon CampbellAge: 24Industry: Financial Services Banking Employer:…

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Emily Orchard Becomes the First PADI Junior Divemaster to be Certified in Bermuda

At just 15-years-old, Emily Orchard has become the first PADI Junior Divemaster to be certified in Bermuda, following in the footsteps of Holly Wakely who pioneered the programme abroad in 2020. The course, which was first piloted in Belize, is…