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I Was The Last Pirate in Montego Bay

I was the last pirate to visit Montego Bay, Jamaica. My kindred seafarers roamed the coast centuries ago. I was there in 2009. You could say that some things have changed since then. 773 more words

Travel

Creating Inspiration - Where to Start

Embarking on the task of writing a new book is always a thrill, but that thrill doesn’t start for me until I have the title, because until then, I don’t have a clue where to start. 514 more words

Writing

Captain Jack Rackham

Once I had made Anne Bonny I couldn’t have her all alone! She needed her partner in crime so I started making Jack.

This one took a while, it was during this time that I developed repetitive strain injury and i’ve been in a lot of pain the last few weeks! 115 more words

Amigurumi

#OTD in 1697 – Anne Bonny, née Cormac, pirate, is born in Co Cork.

Born in Co Cork, Anne Bonny was the illegitimate daughter of lawyer William Cormac and his housemaid. They immigrated to America after Anne’s birth and settled on a plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. 545 more words

Irish History

1720 – One of the most successful pirates was a feisty red-head, called Anne Bonny, who was granted a stay of execution on this date.

Born in Co Cork, Anne Bonny was the illegitimate daughter of lawyer William Cormac and his housemaid. They immigrated to America after Anne’s birth and settled on a plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. 532 more words

Irish History

Product Review: Brinley Gold Shipwreck Rum

First off, I want to thank Brinley’s for donating a basket of their rum products to the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society to use as an auction item during a fundraiser event last week. 229 more words

New Jersey

Captain Jack

On Oct 20th 1720 the Royal Navy captured Calico Jack and ended his pirate career.

Calico Jack has been the most influential pirate in terms of the modern popular view of piracy.  405 more words

Ireland