Jamaica

Wedding anniversary of Ian Fleming [1952]

March 24th, 2019 by

Ian Fleming finally married Ann Rothermere in Jamaica on 24th March 1952 after an affair that lasted for years. Buy from Amazon UK or Amazon.com After her second husband finally divorced her in 1951 and finding herself pregnant Ann finally persuaded Fleming to end his bachelor days. It was while staying at his home in Goldeneye that […]

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Bond 25 to shoot in Jamaica according to Baz Bamigboye

March 8th, 2019 by

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The latest updates on Bond 25 feature in today’s showbiz column for the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye has proven to be right on various occasions regarding the Bond films. As a result any website following the latest Bond film news pays attention to what he writes. And his column today he mentions […]

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Review: Goldeneye: Where Bond was Born: Ian Fleming’s Jamaica

February 10th, 2015 by

Matthew Parker’s new book is both a biography of Ian Fleming from when he built Goldeneye on wards and the history of Jamaica during the period leading to independence and just after. I can remember when I first read the James Bond novels how little information there was about Ian Fleming. My 1960’s Pan edition […]

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Goldeneye room rentals make Fleming villa more affordable than ever

May 27th, 2014 by

Anyone who has dreamed of staying at Ian Fleming’s villa, Goldeneye, on the north shore of Jamaica but was put off by the price now has a cheaper option until the end of the year. While the villa has been available for rent for some years as part of what is now the Goldeneye Resort, […]

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James Bond holiday locations #11 – Jamaica

July 22nd, 2013 by

With the exception of the UK there is probably no country with a stronger link to James Bond than Jamaica. Ian Fleming fell in love with the former British colony while attending a naval conference there during the Second World War and decided immediately to build a holiday home there when hostilities ended. Following the […]

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The Man With The Golden Gun: sunset in Jamaica

January 14th, 2011 by

In the last of our series of articles about Jamaica we take a look at what happened to 007 when sent after Francisco “Pistols” Scaramanga. For more about James Bond’s experiences on the island also see Live And Let Die: The Jamaica Version and Doctor No: a ‘holiday’ in Jamaica. James Bond’s return to Jamaica […]

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Doctor No: a ‘holiday’ in Jamaica

December 5th, 2010 by

In this article we continue our look at Jamaica, where every winter Ian Fleming sat down to write his next James Bond adventure. In Live And Let Die: The Jamaica Version we followed 007 on a road trip across the island. This time we take a look at what happened when he returned a few […]

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Live And Let Die: The Jamaica Version

October 26th, 2010 by

Following on from our look at Jamaica, the Caribbean island where Ian Fleming owned a house and wrote all the James Bond adventures, we take a look at the road trip taken by 007 on the trail of Mr Big in Live And Let Die. When Ian Fleming wrote Live And Let Die, James Bond […]

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Jamaica, the birthplace of James Bond

September 30th, 2010 by

Jamaica is probably the country that should be associated with 007; it is at his house there named Goldeneye that Ian Fleming wrote all the James Bond stories.

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Ian Fleming: introduction to Jamaica

August 1st, 2008 by

Although Operation Ruthless never came to fruition, Ian Fleming continued to play a central role in Naval Intelligence throughout the remainder of the war, and his travels took him to various places including New York, Quebec, Tangier and Jamaica while undertaking various projects. One of these was Operation Goldeneye, a plan to ensure that Britain […]

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