Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tourism progress

Bermuda Tourism Authority Chief Executive Officer Bill Hanbury makes a lot of sense in today’s Royal Gazette on how the BTA is marketing Bermuda. Devoting more resources to digital marketing is quite right although in some ways it is much … Continue reading

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Mosquito-borne virus plaguing Caribbean may be headed for U.S

Originally posted on Repeating Islands:
Steven Reinberg reports that there have been 57 cases of travel-related chikungunya reported to the Centers for Disease Control this year, but that number may be seriously underestimated, according to medical epidemiologist Erin Staples. Health officials…

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Look At How Funny and Original All These Big Brands Were After Luis Suarez #BiteGate

Originally posted on The Salt Shaker:
So in case you live under a rock or in China/North Korea, Luis Suarez bit a dude on the shoulder in Uruguay’s World Cup match against Italy. Let me just get one thing off…

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PRC hypocrisy

The PLP is having a meeting tonight on the PRC dilemma, so it may be worth having another look at this blog post. Walton Brown has cleverly said there should be a full immigration review, which may be needed, but … Continue reading

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A bite too far

I keep getting sucked into the World Cup. With Luis (Gnasher) Suarez now dominating the news, theguardian.com’s live blog is unearthing some brilliant comments: 1 Hello there. On Sky Sports News Terry Butcher has just been asked about Suárez’s future with … Continue reading

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All Water is Blue…My Memoir of Scared and Sacred School Years

Originally posted on Bermy Girl Living in the Motherland:
All water is blue so sometimes it is hard to tell which water is trying to pull you into the undercurrent and which water is drifting you to safety. I’ve never…

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Too good to ignore …

This blog isn’t supposed to be about sport, but this can’t be passed up … Happy Tuesday!

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Worst idea ever

The idea of introducing price controls frequently comes up – especially in times of rising prices or economic hard times. So it’s been no surprise to hear them in Bermuda recently. But it’s disappointing that the idea is being pushed … Continue reading

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