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Hands off our island, Australia: Norfolk residents fight 're-colonization'

It's an attempt to recolonise

NORFOLK ISLAND's 2210 residents — many of them descendants of mutineers from HMS Bounty — have presented a petition to the United Nations accusing Australia of trying to recolonise their tiny South Pacific island. Human rights lawyer Geoffrey ... Daily Telegraph Australia, 1 month ago
Bounty island fights Australia re-colonisation Oman Tribune, 1 month ago
An attempt to recolonise Perth Now, 1 month ago

Follow in the footsteps of golfing greats on the greens of Royal Dublin and K Club

Captain William Bligh earned his place in history on the infamous HMS Bounty after he and his loyal men were set adrift by mutineers in 1789. His astonishing escape not only made three Hollywood films featuring Charles Laughton, Trevor Howard and ...
 NewsGrio1 week ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Origin star from an island of 65 people with the famous ancestor

"Go hard Dylan. Can't do it, a Maroons diehard". That was one of the messages of congratulations Dylan Walker received from family on Pitcairn Island after being named in the NSW team for Wednesday night's State of Origin. With a population of ...
 Sydney Morning Herald21 hours ago Walker flying the flag for Pitcairn Island  Melbourne Age22 hours ago State of Origin 2016: NSW Blues star Dylan Walker flying the flag for Pitcairn Island  Melbourne Age1 day ago Walker flying flag for Pitcairn Island  WA Today22 hours ago

10 Interesting Historical Facts About Uncharted 4's Pirate King, Henry Avery

Though frequently marked by moments of fantastical realism, the Uncharted games have always been grounded in real-world history. The journey of Sir Francis Drake, the myth of El Dorado, the lost city of Ubar--all these legends are based (at least ...
 GameSpot1 day ago

Island stand-off

From the section Australia Image copyright AFP Image caption Norfolk Island is 8km long, 5km wide and has a population of 2,200 In 1789 the crew of the HMS Bounty took control of the ship and set their captain adrift. The incident was made ...
 BBC2 days ago Norfolk Islanders to pay income tax  BBC3 days ago

5 Reasons to Visit St. Vincent & the Grenadines

On a recent trip to St. Vincent & the Grenadines, I found an idyllic island lifestyle amid unspoiled stretches of sand. Looking to go yourself? Read on. Its Botanical Gardens are more than 250 years old St. Vincent's Botanical Gardens are ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Maritime Monday for May 9th, 2016: What Goes Down, Must Come Back Up

Mocha Dick: Or The White Whale of the Pacific by Jeremiah N. Reynolds, Cameron and Ferguson, London, Glasgow 1870 UK reprint How Moby Dick Wrecked Melville's Life Herman Melville 1885 In 1839, a 20-year-old Melville boarded a merchant ship ...
 GCaptain2 weeks ago

Mud Island: The Forgotten Siege and the Luckiest Shot of the Revolution

Adjacent to the present-day Philadelphia International Airport sits a muddy expanse of marshland that during the American Revolution was actually an island in the Delaware River.In 1777, the swampy area, called Mud Island, was some of the most ...
 Breitbart.com3 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

The timepiece that helped Captain Cook get a quick fix and put Australia on the map

What was it that Captain Cook came to call his "trusty friend" and "never-failing guide", which accompanied him on his second and third voyages? The answer is the first marine timekeeper known as "K1", which was a copy of a sea-watch built by ...
 Sydney Morning Herald4 weeks ago

Norfolk Island in battle with Australia for autonomy

Norfolk Island is in a state of chaos after protestors occupy the grounds of its former legislative assembly, seeking the resignation of the Australian administrator and re-instatement of autonomy. The Australian government is set to resume control ... weeks ago
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