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Sam’s Ses Challenge #11: Uphill

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Pirate Capital’s Earthquake Battered Giddy House, Jamaica

In the late 17th Century, Port Royal in Jamaica was the pirate capital of the Caribbean. Which is why the British Royal Navy built Fort Charles there in 1655, in an attempt to control the turmoil of what was considered … Continue reading

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