Category Archives: Lifestyle

Stormy weather interrupts fishing

Hello again my dear reader, during the past weekend, the weather was as close as you can get to the “perfect storm” for fishing: little wind (the fishes are not hungry when it’s windy), not massive sunshine (the fishes don’t … Continue reading

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Our new Bermudian hobbies

Hello again my dear reader, this post is probably the most illustrative of what our life is like in Bermuda. One of the things I have often wondered is what kind of activity I could find that I could share … Continue reading

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A busy weekend of fun

Hello again my dear reader, this weekend was one of barbecuing, snorkelling and even playing board games. Our visitors from Boston brought with them an insatiable appetite to see and experience as much of Bermuda as possible. And, Bermuda being … Continue reading

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Shopping before Bermuda day

Hello again my dear reader, tomorrow is Bermuda Day, the annual May 24th holiday. On this day each year, there is a race and a parade in Bermuda. Since it’s a holiday and this is Bermuda, not London or a … Continue reading

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Jitka, the Master Fisherwoman

Hello again my dear reader, we spent almost the whole weekend just gone fishing. Our spot of choice was Cavello Bay, a ferry port with clear water and plenty of fish. The fishing started on Saturday morning at 9:30. I … Continue reading

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First barbecue of the season

Hello again my dear reader, as promised, this weekend was one of firsts so I have to report on all of them. On Saturday, a colleague and friend with his fiancĂ©e came over to our place to drop off his … Continue reading

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First time snorkelling off Warwick Long Bay

Hello again my dear reader, it wasn’t really warm enough for snorkelling on Saturday 7th May but it still looked bright and beautiful in Bermuda. Jitka was out with friends for coffee in the morning so I took Athena for … Continue reading

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Larry Burchall from the Bermuda Sun says it all plainly

Hello again my dear reader, I found a post on the Bermuda Sun newspaper website the other day that really explains the situation in Bermuda very succinctly. It uses the row over buses for tourists as a way in to … Continue reading

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Update: vegetable patch up and running

Hello again my dear reader, I’m writing to update you on the state of our vegetable patch. Things are progressing well. We opened some more space and planted green bell peppers, yellow peppers and thai basil. The total list is … Continue reading

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Buses for cruise-ship visitors cause a stir in Bermuda

Hello again my dear reader, I write this to report some bizarre developments in the Bermuda tourism industry. Bermuda has been trying, at the cost of many millions of dollars, to attract more and bigger cruise-ships to the island. This … Continue reading

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