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Riding the Waves of Change: The Life of Pilot Peter Simons

When Lauren (Peter) Simons was a young student at Purvis Primary in Warwick during the 1950s, he probably never thought he was destined to have a forty-year-long career on Bermuda’s seas, retiring in the new millennium as a senior tug pilot. After all, seafaring was not in his immediate family history. And yet—there was an omen. The first to admit he was never interested in school studies, he remembers often being distracted from his books by the steam whistle of…


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15 Things With Jordan DeSilva

Captain of the Somerset Team, Jordan DeSilva shares with us his favourite things about Cup Match.   1. What is the best advice you’ve ever gotten? “Stick to the wicket and the runs will come.” It’s obviously a cliche in…


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PADI Pro Marlee Cram on Creating a Diving Sisterhood in Bermuda and Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day

In celebration of PADI Women’s Dive Day, The Bermudian spoke with Senior Lead Instructor Marlee Cram from Dive Bermuda, who is gearing up to host the company’s sixth annual event this Saturday with an emphasis on unity, conservation and inclusivity.…


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Olga Scott: A Champion for Bermuda’s Youth

This article was take from our archives. It first appeared in the March 1980 issue of The Bermudian magazine. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  An attractive woman sits at home cradling her seven-week-old baby and talking to…


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Checking in with Weldon Wade

Ocean activist, Weldon Wade has been an extremely active figure in Bermuda’s diving and ocean community for over ten years. As the founder of Guardians of the Reef and Communications Coordinator of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Program, he is unapologetically…

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Legacy of a Legendary Explorer

When Teddy Tucker passed away in 2014 at the age of 89, he left behind an unparalleled collection of shipwreck records, ocean discoveries and fascinating stories including over 4,000 photographs. His daughter, Wendy, has launched a website to preserve this…