Aye, mates…in 2018 it’ll be 300 years that New Orleans has been on the map – and 10 years since the official start o’ NOLA Pyrate Week! Of course, we have many folks in tricorn hats (and perhaps a couple in bicorns) to thank for the fabulous city we love to call home – most o’ them Pyra…er…Privateers! … read on, mate!
During a parley with our musical mates The Whiskey Bay Rovers, they shared this good news with us; a wonderful example o’ how things CAN work when ye actually DO something about the problem! Have a look at this article and be sure to run the animation that shows land reclamation from 1987 through 2014 – and not just at the mouth o’ the delta, but inland too: Growing Land In The Atchafalaya Delta As ye know, we are very dedicated ambassadors for the restoration and preservation o’ wetlands – and especially in Louisiana where so much damage has been done by humans in such a short period.… read on, mate!
What’s a Pyrate’s favourite beverage? RUM, obviously…but there be many a time when even Rum won’t do – and for those times, there’s COFFEE! Many similarities between the two, ye know – naturally darker colour, must come from the best ingredients, takes a skilled hand to make a great batch, stronger the longer it sits, mixing other things into it often tends to ruin the flavour (with a few exceptions), a good pick-ye-up in the morning (well, to be fair, someone else may have to pick ye up if yer full o’ Rum in the morning).… read on, mate!
Our mate, Capt. Wendy Wilson Billiot has a powerful new post on her site, Bayou Woman ~ Life in the Louisiana Wetlands; about Wetlands loss, restoration and the people and culture it affects. It features a great short film produced by the good folks at Bayou Grace, called Bayou Water Runs In Our Veins.… read on, mate!
The third annual NOLA Pyrate Week (2011) was another successful & productive adventure – thank ye to all who attended, participated & supported us! Before it even officially started, we sponsored the first annual New Orleans Book Festival at the Audubon Zoo and brought two good mates with us to promote their books along with the many other fine local authors…it was also Earth Fest at the Zoo and a perfect day for weather!… read on, mate!
Land Of Nod presents…The Dutch Alley Invasion! NOLA Pyrate Week has joined forces with Noomoon to invade the French Market at Dutch Alley – what a grand way to start the week! Sat. Mar. 27, Sun Mar. 28 – 2010 (noon-9pm ) FREE TO ATTEND!… read on, mate!