That's Life! Reunited–and it Feels So Good!
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That's Life! Reunited–and it Feels So Good!

  Picture this. It’s the summer of 1976. Somewhere in the middle of America—wait, let’s be more precise—somewhere in the middle of Virginia, a station wagon full of Bermudians is labouring along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taking the scenic route. If you look closely, you will see that the back seat is chock full of kids, all praying that they will not have to stop in another lay-by and peer down into another holler (so big you could drop the…


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That's Life! Win's World

“I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky.”  And just think: back in 1902, when John Masefield wrote those words, all he needed was a tall ship and a star to steer her…


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That's Life! THE FAQS OF LIFE…

I was trying to glean some information from Southern Rail’s website the other day, after yet another disastrous journey home, when I found myself being shunted, like a broken-down train in The Wivelsfield Area (in railway speak, anywhere something bad…


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That's Life: The Dog Ate My Life…

Dear ladies and gentlemen: I regret to inform you that there will be no column today because the dog ate my homework. I had written a lovely piece about the impending general election and the odds of my surviving till…


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That's Life: A Letter from London: No Good Deed

Mottoes are funny things. Some are inspirational - like Who Dares, Wins; or my old alma mater Warwick Academy's Quo non ascendam, "To what heights may I not ascend?" (Given my fear of heights, plenty; but I'm assuming it's meant…

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That’s Life! A Letter from London: Always on My Mind

Illustration by Dana Cooper   Though I am far from home, I find, if I keep my eyes and ears open, there are glimpses and echoes of Bermuda to be found in the most surprising places. A couple of months…