Tag: Bermuda books

Minister Receives Book On Caribbean Museums

Minister Receives Book On Caribbean Museums

On behalf of the Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Dr. Edward Harris presented a copy of a new book on museums in the Caribbean and Bermuda to Minister of Community, Culture & Sports Wayne Scott. The book, entitled Plantation to Nation: Caribbean Museums and National Identity, was launched last month at the Barbados Museum and Dr. Harris,... Read more of this article

Book Combines Murder, Art, & Bermuda Cruise

Book Combines Murder, Art, & Bermuda Cruise

A new book, called “Murder on the Bermuda Queen,” combines a typical ship’s passage with the intrigue of the high-end art world by spinning a tale of romance, detective work, and murder, with the story’s events taking place on a cruise bound for Bermuda. The book’s description said, “Tour operator Alex Trotter has... Read more of this article

Library Offers New Digital eBooks, Audiobooks

Library Offers New Digital eBooks, Audiobooks

The Bermuda National Library [BNL] has added hundreds of new eBooks and audiobooks to their selection, and BNL library card holders can borrow popular digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting bnl.lib.overdrive.com. Users may browse the BNL website, borrow titles with a valid library card, and enjoy on all major computers and devices, including iPhone,... Read more of this article

Folk Remedies Book Second Edition Published

Folk Remedies Book Second Edition Published

It has only been two month since the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs published Bermudian Folk Remedies: Using Medicinal Botanicals for Common Ailments by Dr Kuni Frith-Black to highlight and preserve an important and fascinating aspect of our island’s heritage. The book has been a resounding success and sold-out by January 2014. This... Read more of this article

Bermuda Featured In “Plantation To Nation” Book

Bermuda Featured In “Plantation To Nation” Book

On 19 March, the Barbados Museum & Historical Society will launch a new book on museums in the Caribbean and Bermuda, entitled Plantation to Nation: Caribbean Museums and National Identity. Sir Trevor Carmichael, the Council President of the Museum, will deliver the feature address at the launch, followed by remarks by the Director of the Museum,... Read more of this article

Minister Dunkley Celebrates World Book Day

Minister Dunkley Celebrates World Book Day

As children around Bermuda celebrated World Book Day on March 6, 2014, many high profile guests took the time to interact with them in their appreciation of books, including Minister Michael Dunkley, who visited Happy Valley Child Care during story time. According to a spokesperson, “Recently, Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley celebrated... Read more of this article

New Book Inspired By Sunken Treasure Theft

New Book Inspired By Sunken Treasure Theft

The still unsolved mystery of the theft of a valuable gold and emerald artifact from a Bermudian museum has served as the inspiration for a new book by a former Bermuda resident. The Cross – written by B.R. Bentley – was inspired by the theft of the Tucker Cross in 1975. Mr. Bentley lived and worked in Bermuda from 2007 through 2011 and... Read more of this article

Child Development Introduces New Guide Book

Child Development Introduces New Guide Book

“Early Intervention is the best prevention,” said Ms Sherri-Lee Bucci, Coordinator for The Child Development Programme (CDP) during the launch held yesterday for the new Red Flags Guidebook for childcare providers. Ms Bucci cited a 2013 Report by United Kingdom Department of Education and Wave Trust that stated: “High quality assessment, early... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Children Celebrate World Book Day

Bermuda’s Children Celebrate World Book Day

More than 1,500 books were distributed to nurseries and preschools throughout Bermuda yesterday [Mar 6] to mark “World Book Day,” thanks to a drive spearheaded by radio personality Nikita Robinson. Mrs. Robinson praised the community for their support stating, “Through the generosity of our listeners and sponsors, including Brown & Company,... Read more of this article

New Book: Someone Has Died In A Road Crash

New Book: Someone Has Died In A Road Crash

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Police Service announced that in partnership with East End Telecom they will be able to supply a free book Someone has died in a road crash to children bereaved by road crashes. A police spokesperson said, “Like adults, children affected by road death and injury need loving support and information. “It is... Read more of this article


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