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Taking tea
28 May 2008

When one is visiting a British colony and is also from a British colony, one is very familiar with the tradition of taking tea. As such we took tea at the Willowbank teahouse called Rosie's and enjoyed scones with clotted cream and assorted sandwishes, cakes and biscuits.

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It's Bermuda Day today
Like a clear winter day in Brisvegas
26 May 2008, At the dock in St George's Harbour

Today's a public holiday in Bermuda and a pretty big one at that. We're heading for Hamilton after Sam finishes his school work to check out the festivities. Among other things, there's a Bermuda Day Parade including the Gombey dancers (pronounced Gum-bay) who's origins date back to the days of slavery. May is recognised as Heritage Month when Bermuda celebrates its past right back to 1609 when the the Sea Venture was shipwrecked on the beach near St George's and a new English colony was established.

Sightseeing
New technique for home schooling
25 May 2008

Sometimes returning to our roots and the old systems can provide inspiration even today. I'd like to bring the stocks back in to help with the home schooling when things get...well, tough.

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