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Thursdays Special ~ Winding Our Way Round Kingsand and Cawsand With Some Pirate Tales Thrown In

The meandering streets of Kingsand and Cawsand were all but deserted when we went wandering there one winter’s afternoon. The twinned  villages fringe adjoining bays, clinging to the hillside above the Tamar Estuary in south east Cornwall. 554 more words

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With guys like these, is there any doubting Thomas out there?  Who thinks Mitchell’s uprising will not succeed?  Look at ‘em.  Honestly  ..  against these dudes  ..  169 more words

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Mitchell's oath

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This wasn’t what he’d signed up for.   Putting his life on the line  ..  enduring the hardships of a cramped warship  ..  risking death every time they put to sea  ..   37 more words

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Depths of dismay

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An infidel,  Unbeliever.  With the likes of such scum, anything went.
An American pig.    Filthy disgusting animals.  Live on muck, shit and dirt.  Untouchable.   18 more words

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Rais' vow

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The captain was unjust.  They’d done their best on this fucking slave.  Whipped till he squealed like a pig?  Who’d ever told them that? 39 more words

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