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Riding the Waves of Change: The Life of Pilot Peter Simons
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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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The Life and Legacy of Clyde Best

On July 11, 2021, England’s national football team faced off against Italy during the Euro Cup 2020 final in their first appearance at a major international tournament final since the 1966 World Cup. The match ended in a draw and…


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Sir John Swan

Bermuda's longest serving Premier, Sir John Swan recalls life as a young boy growing up in a small cottage on North Shore. Sir John Swan was born July 3, 1935, to John William and Margaret Swan in a cottage, still…


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African Queen, Pat Pogson-Nesbitt Takes on a New Name and New Role in Ghana

Since the early 1970s, Pat Pogson-Nesbitt has played many parts. In Bermuda she has long been a well-known actress, director, producer and playwright, as well as educator, company founder, and even talk show host. Indeed, in May the Bermuda Arts…


Bermudians of the Year

Bermudian of the Year: Myles Darrell

As a child, Myles Darrell wanted to be a bus driver, but not because he loved exciting modes of transportation. It was because he wanted to make other people happy. “It looked like a really important part of the community,”…

Bermudians of the Year

Bermudians of the Year 2023

There are those who walk among us who know that taking action today ensures a better future for tomorrow. We salute 5 local heroes whose leadership, passion and tireless work is solely for the betterment of Bermuda. They share a…