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Butterfield Honoured At Cultural Women’s Retreat

Butterfield Honoured At Cultural Women’s Retreat

Bermudian author Neletha Butterfield was honoured at the ‘Globalize Your Mind Conference and Cultural Women’s Retreat on Leadership’ held in Dearbon, Detroit earlier this month. This three-day exploration of culture and the world was hosted by Zarinah El-Amin Naeem, an entrepreneur, global presenter and a cultural specialist from Michigan,... Read more of this article

Adventures Of Blue Frog’s Trip To Bermuda

Adventures Of Blue Frog’s Trip To Bermuda

First-time author and grandfather William Smith has completed his new book - “Adventures of Jimmy the Little Blue Frog: A Trip to Bermuda”. His debut children’s book is written with the hope that by experiencing adventures through the eyes of a little blue frog, children will develop an excitement about traveling to new places. Published by... Read more of this article

Marla Smith: A Librarian For The Digital Age

Marla Smith: A Librarian For The Digital Age

With the digital evolution, it’s essential that the role of the librarian expands, Youth Services Librarian Marla Smith said, explaining that local library services have expanded far past checking out books, with the library now providing services using technology and digitization. The Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for Government... Read more of this article

Sept 29: Library Open House & Big Book Sale

Sept 29: Library Open House & Big Book Sale

Bermuda National Library [BNL] is getting set to host Open House and 4th Annual Big Book Sale on Saturday, September 29 from 9.00am to 4.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We have some great things happening during Library Card Sign-up Month @ BNL! Join us for the BNL Open House and 4th Annual Big Book Sale on Saturday September 29 from 9am – 4pm! “Plan... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks “What Does 2019 Hold For You?”

BUEI Talks “What Does 2019 Hold For You?”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will present a talk entitled “What Does 2019 Hold for You?” by Jen Young on Wednesday, September 19 at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Jen Young is an experienced Numerologist & a licensed “Angel Therapy Practitioner”, certified by Dr. Doreen Virtue, PhD. Jen has been giving readings... Read more of this article

Short Story Competition Now Accepting Entries

Short Story Competition Now Accepting Entries

Bermudian writers are being invited to submit their entries for the Commonwealth Short Story competition, with entries being accepted until November 1. The competition’s website says, “The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction [2,000–5,000 words] in English. “Regional winners receive... Read more of this article

McKey Featured In AMAA Martial Arts Book

McKey Featured In AMAA Martial Arts Book

The American Martial Arts Alliance [AMAA] has announced the release of the 2018 Edition of the AMAA Martial Arts Masters & Legends Autobiography Book – US & World Edition, featuring a number of martial artists, including Bermuda’s own Andrea McKey. Andrea McKey with Grand Master Jessie Bowen:The launch for the book was recently held... Read more of this article

Local Crafts Book Wins Overseas Accolade

Local Crafts Book Wins Overseas Accolade

Hands On! The Art of Traditional Crafts and Play in Bermuda, which was written by Mrs. Shirley Pearman, has won an Honorable Mention in the culture category of the Eric Hoffer Awards. “The Eric Hoffer Awards honor the memory of American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as well as the independent spirit of small publishers.... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller Releases “Boiling Hot” Book

Nancy Anne Miller Releases “Boiling Hot” Book

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released a new book entitled Boiling Hot, which the book’s description says is “inspired by her birthplace, Bermuda,” The book’s description says, “Inspired by her birthplace, Bermuda, Miller successfully blurs the line between exploiting and normalizing the exotic: a seahorse is both the... Read more of this article

Bermudian Author Wins Fiction Competition

Bermudian Author Wins Fiction Competition

Dr. Mandy-Suzanne Wong, a Bermuda-born writer, has been chosen as the winner of the Eyelands International Flash Fiction Competition. Entries were judged by Mr. Gregory Papadoyannis, an award-winning writer and co-founder of the Strange Days Books publishing company in Greece. Mr. Papadoyannis said the competition received hundreds of entries from around... Read more of this article

Can You Help With History Of Nonsuch Island?

Can You Help With History Of Nonsuch Island?

Janet Wingate — the eldest daughter of Dr. David Wingate — is currently working on a book about the history of Nonsuch Island, and is asking anyone who may have information, memories or comments to please contact her. She is currently in Bermuda, and would like to take the opportunity to talk to anyone who was on the Island during the training... Read more of this article

New Edition Of ‘Moon Bermuda’ Book Published

New Edition Of ‘Moon Bermuda’ Book Published

Bermuda’s entrepreneurial energy and outdoors appeal is highlighted in the fifth edition of Moon Bermuda, published by Avalon Travel, of Berkeley, CA. Written by Bermudian journalist Rosemary Jones, the latest, 336-page edition of the full-colour guidebook underscores the island’s tourism renaissance, complete with active, experiential attractions... Read more of this article

Superheroes & Tutus Storybook Parade

Superheroes & Tutus Storybook Parade

The Bermuda Youth Library will be having It’s Superheroes & Tutus II Storybook Parade on Saturday [June 23] from 10.00am to 12.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The Youth Library will be having it’s Superheroes & Tutus II Storybook Parade on Saturday, June 23 from 10 am – 12 noon. Children are invited to come dressed as their favorite storybook... Read more of this article