· October, 2006

Stories about Bermuda from October, 2006

Bermuda: PLP Election

  28 October 2006

GS at Pondblog offers an assessment of the results of last night's Progressive Labour Party election in Bermuda, in which Premier Alex Scott was beaten by Ewart Brown: “It wasn't a surprising outcome – Scott is an odd, dithering sort of man who ruled the roost, according to party insiders,...

Bermuda: Cold front

  28 October 2006

As a cold front passes Bermuda, Shawn and Sue comment on Bermudians’ and their own attitudes towards cold weather: “Every year you are here I think you get “wussier” with respect to the cold.“

Bermuda: Green Day

  20 October 2006

Adjustah provides a roundup of the recent commentary from his fellow Bermudian bloggers, noting that today several of them are observing “Green Day” in protest of the preservation of the Botanical Gardens in Hamilton. The Save the Gardens blog has posted photos of people wearing green, holding “Save the Gardens”...

Bermuda: Racism against white people?

  16 October 2006

Eva Hodgson, an executive of an organisation called Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda (CURB), announced recently that “White people are not targeted by racism”. Sean of IMHO.bm responds: “Racism is not a white owned product”. The Limey agrees: “Statements like that are going to make it difficult for some white...

Bermuda: Save the Gardens harnesses the WWW

  12 October 2006

Bermuda's “Save the Gardens” campaign, which aims to stop the government from building a hospital on the site currently occupied by the botanical gardens in Hamilton, have harnessed the power of the internet to help their cause. In addition to a blog, they've organised a Virtual March and a MySpace...

Bermuda: The sound of independence

  11 October 2006

Valentine Michael Smith reports on a meeting convened in Bermuda to discuss the subject of independence, where 23% of the attendeed were “confused expats thinking they were attending a screening of The Sound of Music”.