Other Curios

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The Pig
The Rabbit
A Woman onboard
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Even More Curios
Final Curios
A Press Cutting

There are lots of other amusing superstitions out there, and although some of these may not apply to our local fishing villages I still thought it was worth mentioning a few of them on these next few pages.


A Cormorant sighted at sea is bad luck.









Hey Mate! Watch your back!



The Evils of the Banana. There are lots of theories about why having bananas onboard is unlucky; they might hide poisonous spiders, they might ferment and create methane gas, early boats carrying cargoes of bananas sank a lot!













George doesn't know it, but he just got lucky!


A dog seen near fishing tackle is bad luck.

















A recipe for disaster.