In the world of collectables, there is arguably nothing more exciting than the discovery and acquisition of something very old and very rare. English Auctioneer James Rylands, who is married to Bermudian Jen Cox, has been successful on both counts. In the art and antiquities business for three decades, his latest find is undoubtedly his … Continue reading Yours for a Million bucks !
“I love it,” is the only way that Bermudian Shelly Greene can describe her recently completed home transformation. “I wanted to renovate this house as soon as I moved in.” That was 30 years ago. So this renovation has certainly been a long time in coming. The house is named ‘Palm Creek’ and is located … Continue reading A Divine Design
How to gently put this? Perhaps it is time to improve our experience at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport either through privatization or better training. I write this after completing an epic journey from Bermuda to Boston. Normally the trip takes two hours. Unless someone screws up. Then it takes 12. Already delayed by weather … Continue reading Flight Fury
There is nothing more humbling than seeing people achieve what we cannot. If we are wise, those heroes motivate us to do what we can. Katie was one such inspiration. She and I attended the same college, though not at the same time. Years after my graduation, Katie became the subject of a television report … Continue reading Small, But Powerful.
There is not an expat alive who lands on this island and doesn’t yearn to get behind the wheel of a car and onto the rest of her life. But first, there is the Transportation Control Department to contend with. I am a brave woman, but the prospect of taking a driving test, both written … Continue reading Eleven Seconds
“There’s a sucker born every minute,” as the circus man P.T. Barnum once famously said. And sad to say, I am one of them. Yep, anyone can be scammed. With reports emerging internationally about fraudulent charities being set up in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings and and other scams like dogs being disguised … Continue reading The Perfect Scam
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Continue reading Life’s purpose