Bermuda benches

Hamilton City Hall
Bench sculpture: Hamilton City Hall and Arts Centre

For its final fling in December, Jude’s Bench Series is “anything goes”. Last month, we escaped the Glasgow weather for a week in Bermuda and did lots of bench-spotting so I’m piling them all in at once.

I love the top picture so much that I’m currently using it as my Twitter and Facebook avatar. It’s from the City of Hamilton, as are the two below of Fort Hamilton and the waterfront.

Outside Fort Scaur, John took a picture of me admiring the view in reasonable comfort. I snapped the one next to me to show that I’d definitely chosen the right bench.

Bermuda Benches

Bermuda Benches

Fort Scaur itself had a bench next to a very big gun!

Bermuda Benches

This bench and cross are at Heydon Chapel, with another gorgeous view.

Heydon Chapel

More broken benches at Parson’s Cove:

A stone bench at Crow Lane Park:

Bermuda Benches

Contemplating the sea on the North Shore:

Bermuda Benches

And, finally, Whale Bay where I loved the contrast of the emerald grass, the turquoise sea and the bench dividing the two.

Bermuda Benches

There’ll be more on Bermuda in the New Year, but this is my final post of 2015. In the meantime, Season’s Greetings to you all however, whatever, and wherever you will be celebrating in the next couple of weeks. See you in 2016!

60 thoughts on “Bermuda benches

  1. rosemaylily2014 January 2, 2016 / 10:29

    Very interested to read a bit about Bermuda, Anabel as I don’t know much about it (apart from the triangle!). It looks a lovely place and you have certainly taken some gorgeous photos. Wishing you a wonderful 2016 and happy blogging! 🙂


  2. budgettraveltalk December 31, 2015 / 22:29

    I’ve never considered visiting Bermuda. Is it mainly accessed from the U.K.? Thanks for dropping by my blog Anabel and have a lovely new year.


    • Anabel Marsh December 31, 2015 / 22:37

      UK and US mainly. It’s tiny so most people probably don’t notice it!


  3. Su Leslie December 31, 2015 / 20:53

    What a fab place to escape to! Wishing you a very happy New Year and one filled with new adventures (which you can share with us here). Cheers, Su.


  4. Marcia Strykowski December 28, 2015 / 17:23

    Absolutely love that Hamilton bench sculpture, almost as much as I love the colors of Bermuda!


    • Anabel Marsh December 28, 2015 / 18:00

      The bench sculpture definitely appeals to book lovers!


  5. jazzfeathers December 26, 2015 / 19:48

    I love the stone bench!

    Happy New Year, Anabel. I can’t wait to read all your new posts and see so many new places 🙂


  6. Jessica (Diverting Journeys) December 24, 2015 / 00:08

    That first bench is wonderful. Even though a statue on a bench reduces the seating capacity, I still love ’em. I’m partial to the FDR/Churchill bench on Bond Street, myself. Enjoy your blogging-break!


  7. Jay December 22, 2015 / 23:12

    One of those benches is VERY minimalist.
    Lovely series.


  8. Susan Ozmore December 22, 2015 / 22:55

    As always the photos are gorgeous. We’ve had a mild December, but they help take the chill off. I hope you have a very happy holiday. I’m sure you’ll celebrate in style.


  9. lisadorenfest December 22, 2015 / 01:27

    So much beauty in this post (can’t go wrong with Bermuda) but the first and last images are my absolute favs. Happy Holidays and a prosperous and healthy 2016. See ya next year!


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