Behind the Mask – Bermuda Gombeys – Past, Present & Future

This feature length film captures and documents the ongoing history of the Bermuda Gombeys, one of Bermuda’s oldest Folklife traditions. Running 88 minutes in total it was designed to supplement Bermuda’s education system; its narrative chapters split into detailed sections … Continue reading Behind the Mask – Bermuda Gombeys – Past, Present & Future

Tapestry of Tales – #Bermuda #Portraits @AmandaBTemple

A book of portraits of people at home, beautifully woven together by their stories. For the last year I have been photographing people in their homes. Their kindness and candor has overwhelmed me and I am now in the last stages of designing a book to share their stories. My incredibly talented sister Sacha Blackburne helped me create this film. I hope you enjoy it… and are dying to buy the book! A look at how the book came together THE TAPESTRY Amanda has decided to self-publish in order to retain complete creative control. She has agonized over every image and every word … Continue reading Tapestry of Tales – #Bermuda #Portraits @AmandaBTemple

The Defining Story of #Bermuda ‘s Great Gunpowder Plot 1775: The American Connection and Other Selected Highlights Including the Attack on Washington (1814)

August 14th, 1775 was a hot, humid, moonlit night. The British Governor of Bermuda was sound asleep in his bed. The Royal Gunpowder Magazine was unguarded. It made a tempting target. The American Rebels needed gunpowder. The Bermudians needed provisions. A … Continue reading The Defining Story of #Bermuda ‘s Great Gunpowder Plot 1775: The American Connection and Other Selected Highlights Including the Attack on Washington (1814)