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Norfolk Island Woodworker Darren Bates

07-19-2016 04:43 AM by Grumpy | 4 comments »

Mrs Grumpy and I visited Norfolk Island last week. The beautiful scenery of Norfolk Island is something to explore and enjoy.The amazing history from having long gone evidence of Polynesian habitation then a British penal colony to finding a home for the “Mutiny of the Bounty” descendants. In 1856 the descendants of the mutineers were resettled by the British from Pitcairn Island (SE of Tahiti) some 3,400 nautical miles to Norfolk Island to the West (800 odd N.Miles off the East coast of Australia).We had the pleasure of meeting Darren Bates, a bounty descendant while on the island.Darren is a man of many talents. He is a butcher by trade but has since turned his skills to woo...

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