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Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (1907-1989) was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The Birds" and "Don't Look Now". The first three were directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Her elder sister was the writer Angela du Maurier. Her father was the actor Gerald du Maurier. Her grandfather was the writer and Punch cartoonist George du…


KINGSTON, JAMAICA would be the next stop. This city boasts beautiful beaches and attractions to every kind of tourist imaginable .


This "miniature" planet Earth was created by James Law Cybertecture, in an attempt to make a statement. Due to various embedded technologies, the Technosphere will be able to auto sustain itself in matters of energy. Taking into consideration the vast resources that Dubai “consumed” up to now, this building is a revolutionary project that is perhaps trying to make up for this region’s latest activity. [


Mid-Ocean (1894) by Charles H. Woodbury (b. July 14, 1864; Lynn, Massachusetts – d. January 21, 1940; Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts) Oil on canvas, h: 124.46 × w: 182.88 cm (49 × 72 in.) Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

E. Katie Holm, “Nanny of the Maroons: Jamaica, c. 1680 — c. 1750,” part of the series Women Warriors, 2011 Nanny of the Maroons was a Jamaican spiritual leader who fought against British slave trading during the eighteenth century. An expert strategist, Nanny implemented the use of camouflage and guerilla warfare to protect her people…


So it's said (even from her) that she really enjoyed the company of men... take it for what you will. Makes me like her all that much more. Go Grace.


THIS IS NOT A USPS STAMP...Paul Bogle (ca. 1820 – 1865) was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and is a National Hero of Jamaica. He was a leader of the 1865 Morant Bay Protests, which agitated for justice and fair treatment for all in Jamaica. Leading the Morant Bay rebellion, he was captured and hanged on 24 October 1865 in the Morant Bay Court House by the United Kingdom authorities.