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Yo ho. Yo ho. A pirate's wife for me.



Somehow I don’t think so. I think Tink’s gonna be as rare as blog readers after that last post. Come on dudes, get your heads out the sick bucket, you’d never do at sea. 1,031 more words


Living History

This weekend I took my granddaughter and niece to the Historic Bath site first annual Pirate Invasion. I have attended other reenactments, Civil War and Pirate but due to its smaller size I had the chance to really talk to some of the actors. 195 more words


The Secret Life of Writer J

Hmm, secret lives eh? To be honest, the secret bit’s actually quite boring. It’s all about the BIG REVEAL. Like when you come home early from school one afternoon to find your boring bespectacled bank clerk of a father engaged in one-to-one combat with a highly trained Ninja monkey… or that time when your Mum said she was going to drop some cakes off to the Brownies Bring & Buy sale, only she was gone for three months and when she came back there was Moon dust in her hair and her sensible flat-soled sandals looked suspiciously like space boots. 293 more words


A possibility, if one believes in reincarnation.

So, apparently I was a pirate in my past life. Makes a lot of sense, given that I LOVE the ocean and I’ve already had the police called on me 27 times in less than 2 years. 98 more words

Crossbones: Early Eighteenth Century Soap Opera

According to historians, the pirate known as Blackbeard was born somewhere around 1680 and died a few years before turning 40.

NBC cast 60 year old John Malkovich as Edward Teach (AKA Blackbeard) in their new series Crossbones. 296 more words


"Pirates in the Port" Event Schedule

We have been waiting for this day for a long time, and it’s FINALLY here! “Pirates in the Port”, a completely brand new event at Historic Bath Site, will be taking place today all over the downtown area from 10am-4pm. 217 more words

The road trip continues to the Caribbean (no, our car can't travel on water) - pt. 2

Day 22

Our side trip to visit my aunt in St. Thomas continues. Rita works as a ship agent between the US Virgin Islands and the cruise ships and she arranged with her work for us to join one of the cruise trip land excursions. 561 more words