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Real Wedding: Nathalie & Darren

While living in London, Bermudian Nathalie West and New Zealander Darren Klein attended a group date. Set up by a mutual friend, it included four single girls and four single guys. But as it turns out, the outing was the first and last of its kind Nathalie and Darren have ever been on. Each had been living in London for several years, so it took a combined six years of living in the same city for the couple to meet. From then on, the relationship continued to grow, until, on a visit to New Zealand, Darren proposed. “He proposed the da...

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Real Wedding: Zoe & Bennet

At a Halloween party in 2012, Zoe Kempe met Bennet Gibson. He was dressed as tennis star Andy Murray, while she was dressed as 50 Shades of Grey, complete with 50 different shades of grey paint samples attached to her dress. “I think we may...

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How I Built a Children’s Library in West Africa

Kristen Scott Ndiaye is a Bermudian currently living in Toronto, Canada. She believes that the smallest gestures, over and over, can have a big impact. For years, the question has continuously run through my mind of how I could broaden childr...

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More than Just Memes

Bermuda’s media landscape has transformed drastically in recent years, with the closure of once-formidable outlets like VSB and the Bermuda Sun signaling a fundamental shift in how Bermudians consume their information. In what is truly an “a...

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Making Maternal Secrets

Lucinda Spurling is well-known for her award-winning Bermudian documentaries, but it has always been the writer and director’s ambition to do feature films, in particular, Bermuda stories that have international appeal. People told her that it...

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Victory Over Violence

Whether directly or indirectly, the issue of domestic abuse is one that touches us all, as it affects one family in every neighbourhood on average. While Bermuda officially recognises such violence as criminal, the reality is that many in our co...