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Pigs Bite

Friday the 13th: Rules for visiting swimming pigs Rule 1: Take food. Lots of food, whatever scraps, and leftovers you have. These freckled pigs are hand-fed by lots of boaters and they’re greedy. As soon as they hear a dinghy … Continue reading

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The last unexplored wilderness

Oct. 3: The more we read the more we are convinced that South Andros has all the characteristics we need  for the final scenes of Night Watch. Andros is the largest of the Bahamas islands and is described in one of … Continue reading

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Norman’s Cay, Carlos Lehder and the Medellin Cartel

Aug. 1: It’s all history now, but the story goes like this. In the late 1970s and early 80s, this beautiful cay in the Exumas was the personal island headquarters used by legendary Carlos Lehder for his high-tech approach to smuggling … Continue reading

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Navigating the ICW in South Forida, or Ed, you’re the MAN!

March 8 &9: If you have ever run the ICW (that’s the Intercoastal Waterway) in south Florida, you can skip this blog but if not, you just might find this challenge interesting reading. I hadn’t thought about it, but in many … Continue reading

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A Funeral Party

Nov. 25: You want a setting for a scene in your novel that depicts total isolation. You think Fresh Creek, Andros, may be the place. The ferry leaves from Potter’s Cay, a working port connected by a causeway to Nassau. … Continue reading

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