Renowned conservationist Stuart Hayward has taken a stroll down memory lane to share a collection of comic capers and treasured traditions from his childhood.

My Bermuda: Memoirs of an Island Boy is a collation of more than 100 columns Mr Hayward wrote for The Bermudian magazine between 1985 and 1994 looking back at his upbringing and family life.

The book, which hit the shelves in Bermuda this week, is the culmination of two years’ work; a remarkable achievement given that he embarked on the project just before his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis.

“It has been harder; things take a lot longer for me to do these days,” Mr Hayward said. “Just the everyday internal content and routine that used to be automatic, now has to be learnt again.”

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