• A political pantomime

    A political pantomime

    You don’t need cartoonist Peter Woolcock’s highly developed sense of the absurd to recognise the comic possibilities — and improbabilities — of Bermudian politics.

    The House of Assembly has, of course, long been the setting for low farce as...

  • Born with a gift of laughter

    Born with a gift of laughter

    “He nothing common did or mean/Upon that memorable scene …” Andrew Marvell

    He was our John Tenniel or Ernest...

    • Dec 9, 2014 8:00 am
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  • Ellison: a fine fit for Bermuda

    Ellison: a fine fit for Bermuda

    The Island’s history, culture and folkways are so inextricably intertwined with the ocean around us that no less an observer...

    • Dec 4, 2014 8:00 am
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  • The race is under way

    The race is under way

    RG: In our opinion

    With yesterday’s confirmation that Bermuda will indeed serve as the venue for the 35th America’s Cup,...

    • Dec 3, 2014 8:00 am
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  • Rethinking public education

    Rethinking public education

    RG: In our opinion

    It would be a fatuous understatement to suggest Bermuda’s secondary public education system deserves...

    • Nov 27, 2014 8:00 am
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  • America’s Cup: A fight to the finish

    America’s Cup: A fight to the finish

    When it comes to event tourism, there are few events bigger than the America’s Cup.

    The third largest global sporting...

    • Nov 22, 2014 8:00 am
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  • Sense and sensitivity

    Sense and sensitivity

    He could have been forgiven tears of joy for having engineered a scientific feat of almost unfathomable difficulty and...

    • Nov 19, 2014 8:00 am
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  • Overthrowing the “Monarchy of Fear”

    Overthrowing the “Monarchy of Fear”

    With its laid-back way of life and the easy charm which is an intrinsic part of our cultural DNA, Bermuda has never been a...

    • Nov 14, 2014 8:00 am
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  • Lest we forget

    Lest we forget

    At the stroke of 11am this morning, Bermuda fell silent for two minutes to honour our war dead. The tradition dates from the...

    • Nov 11, 2014 1:10 pm
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  • The voice of the chainsaw

    The voice of the chainsaw

    “A most dreadful tempest (and) hideous began to blow … at length (it) did beat all light from heaven, which like an...

    • Oct 22, 2014 8:00 am
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  • Still vex’d after all these years

    Still vex’d after all these years

    Just last week Bermuda was patting itself on the back as the end of what had been forecast to be be a slower-than-normal...

    • Oct 15, 2014 8:00 am
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