Blog: Olly WehringLet pirates be pirates

Olly Wehring | 25 April 2012

l to r: A pirate, some Diageo execs, a governor, some more execs

l to r: A pirate, some Diageo execs, a governor, some more execs

This photo, from the opening of Diageo's Captain Morgan visitor centre in St Croix on the US Virgin Islands, came through earlier this week. It reminded me of my last encounter with a pirate.

In Cape Town with Wines of South Africa four years ago, I attended a party at which a performer - dressed as a pirate - did some pretty fancy juggling and some elaborate trickery with knives.

At the end of the evening, as we were leaving, I saw the pirate. I complimented him on his skills. His response?

"Ha-harrrrrrrrrrrrrrr."

Once a pirate...


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